abnegator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin, from Latin abnegatus. Equivalent to abnegate +‎ -or.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.nɪˌɡɘɪ.tɚ/, /ˈæb.niˌɡɘɪ.tɚ/

Noun[edit]

abnegator (plural abnegators)

  1. (rare) One who abnegates, denies, or rejects. [From Mid 17th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 6

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From abnegō (refuse, deny, decline), from ab (from, away from) + negō (deny; refuse, say no).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abnegātor m (genitive abnegātōris); third declension

  1. a denier

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative abnegātor abnegātōrēs
genitive abnegātōris abnegātōrum
dative abnegātōrī abnegātōribus
accusative abnegātōrem abnegātōrēs
ablative abnegātōre abnegātōribus
vocative abnegātor abnegātōrēs

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