-itia

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Suffix[edit]

-itia f (genitive -itiae); first declension

  1. -ness, -ity; Used to form nouns describing the condition of being something.

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix -itia is added to an adjective (or rarely a noun) to form an abstract first declension noun describing the condition of being something.

Examples:
dūritia (hardness), from dūrus (hard)
laetitiā (happiness), from laetus (happy)
trīstitia (sadness), from trīstis (sad)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative -itia -itiae
genitive -itiae -itiārum
dative -itiae -itiīs
accusative -itiam -itiās
ablative -itiā -itiīs
vocative -itia -itiae

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