Definition of Fabius in English:

Fabius

Line breaks: Fa¦bius
Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪbɪəs
 
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( D.203 bc), Roman general and statesman; full name Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus; known as Fabius Cunctator. After Hannibal’s defeat of the Roman army at Cannae in 216 bc, Fabius successfully pursued a strategy of caution and delay in order to wear down the Carthaginian invaders. This earned him his nickname, which meansdelayer’.

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Pronunciation: dəˈmôrəˌlīz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit