consuetudo

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cōnsuēscō (accustom, habituate; accustom oneself), from con (with) + suēscō (become used or accustomed; accustom, train).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cōnsuētūdō f (genitive cōnsuētūdinis); third declension

  1. The act of habituating; state of being habituated or accustomed, habituation.
  2. A custom, habit, use, usage, convention, way, tradition; experience.
  3. Customary right, common law.
  4. The form of speech, usage of a language.
  5. Social intercourse, companionship, familiarity, conversation.
  6. An intercourse in love, intimacy; love affair, amour, illicit intercourse.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cōnsuētūdō cōnsuētūdinēs
genitive cōnsuētūdinis cōnsuētūdinum
dative cōnsuētūdinī cōnsuētūdinibus
accusative cōnsuētūdinem cōnsuētūdinēs
ablative cōnsuētūdine cōnsuētūdinibus
vocative cōnsuētūdō cōnsuētūdinēs

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • consuetudo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879