horribilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From horreō (I stand on end, move shakily) +‎ -ibilis.

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Adjective[edit]

horribilis m, f (neuter horribile); third declension

  1. horrible, dreadful, fearful
    • 2003, Peter Needham (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone), Bloomsbury, page 34:
      pars interior erat horribilis — "The inside was horrible."

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative horribilis horribile horribilēs horribilia
genitive horribilis horribilis horribilium horribilium
dative horribilī horribilī horribilibus horribilibus
accusative horribilem horribile horribilēs horribilia
ablative horribilī horribilī horribilibus horribilibus
vocative horribilis horribile horribilēs horribilia

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