Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Roman emperors attained not this right by a senatus-consultum, duly founded upon a plebiscitum, it is very likely that they fully enjoyed it by the courtesy of the ladies.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Herod got his senatus consultum, which officially confirmed him as King of the Jews.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • You depreciate their value to prevent any returns; for it is impossible that a wine which has counted so many Syndicks, that can only be delivered by a senatus consultum, and is the PANACEA

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • However, pour la rarity du fait, I will lay out twelve ducats, for twelve bottles of the wine of 1665, by way of an eventual cordial, if you can obtain a senatus consultum for it.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • The senatus consultum created the basis for a new constitution.

    1870, Jan. 10

  • The senate passed the senatus consultum ultimum—SCU—which permitted the consuls to execute without trial any citizen deemed to be a danger to the Republic.

    e. Domestic Strife

  • The senatus consultum de re publica defendenda was passed, Flaccus Princeps Senatus died, the second interrex held elections, and finally Lepidus marched on Rome.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • He therefore went ahead with another measure in the House before he had succeeded in obtaining a senatus consultum of approval for his bill to give back the sequestrated lands.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • It therefore got its senatus consultum at the same session as Lepidus brought it up.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • But his lex agraria concerning the sequestrated lands was a different matter; it lingered in the House, and though he put it to the vote at every meeting, he continued to fail to secure enough votes to obtain a senatus consultum-which meant that under Sulla's constitution he could not take it to an Assembly.

    Fortune's Favorites


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.