desideo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From + sedeō (sit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active dēsideō, present infinitive dēsidēre, perfect active dēsēdī (no passive)

  1. I remain or continue sitting.
  2. I sit idle or inactive, sit around, hang about.
  3. I go to defecate.

Inflection[edit]

  • This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources.

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References[edit]

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