absit invidia

Latin phrase
ab·​sit in·​vi·​dia | \ ˈäb-ˌsit-in-ˈwi-dē-ˌä How to pronounce absit invidia (audio) \

Definition of absit invidia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: let envy be absent : let there be no ill will : no offense intended

absit omen

interjection
ab·​sit omen | \ ˌabsə̇tˈōmən\

Definition of absit omen (Entry 2 of 2)

used as a mild invocation if he should fail, absit omen, all will be lost — compare God forbid at god entry 2

First Known Use of absit invidia

Interjection

1594, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for absit invidia

Interjection

Latin, may (evil) omen be absent, i.e., may what is said not come true

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