|in vain, mistakenly, wantonly, without reason||frustra|
|a competent person in my opinion, as he was accustomed often to hear him, and published his sentiments after the subject of them ceased to exist; there is no reason therefore to suppose that his partiality has misled him from the truth (Cicero)||idoneus quidem mea sententia, præsertim quum et ipse eum audiverit, et scribat de mortuo; ex quo nulla suspicio est amicitiæ causa eum esse mentitum|
|a great fire, unless you feed it, spends its rage in vain (Virgil)||magnus sine viribus ignis incassum furit|
|a hungry populace listens not to reason, nor cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers (Seneca)||nec rationem patitur, nec æquitate mitigatur nec ulla prece flectitur, populus esuriens|
|a man does not marvel at what he sees frequently, even though he be ignorant of the reason. If anything happens that he has not seen before, he calls it a prodigy (Cicero)||quod crebo videt non miratur, etiamsi cur fiat nescit. Quod ante non vidit, id si evenerit, ostentum esse censet|
|a mouse in tar (i.e., struggling in vain)||mus in pice|
|A prohibited wrong. A crime that society decides is wrong for some reason, not inherently evil||Malum prohibitum|
|a wise man whose wisdom does not serve him is wise in vain (Ennius)||qui ipse si sapiens prodesse non quit, nequiquam sapit|
|because of the fact, because, for this reason||pro eo|
|by parity of reason||pari ratione|
|cause, reason, motive, pretext, interest||causa|
|count it the greatest sin to prefer your existence to your honor, and for the sake of life to lose every reason for living (Juvenal)||summum crede nefas animam præferre pudori, et propter vitam vivendi perdere causas|
|empty, vain||inānis, ināne|
|empty, vain, inane||inanis|
|empty-headed, vain, silly||leviculus|
|for law is nothing else but right reason supported by the authority of the gods, commanding what is honorable and prohibiting the contrary (Cicero)||est enim lex nihil aliud nisi recta et a numine deorum tracta ratio, imperans honesta, prohibens contraria|
|for that reason||idcirco, ideo, inde|
|for that reason, on that account, therefore||ideo|
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