morosis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μώρωσις (mṓrōsis, mental slowness, dementia). Compare moron.

Noun[edit]

morosis

  1. (medicine, obsolete) idiocy; fatuity; stupidity
    • Alexander Chalmers
      There was first a paracusis, or imperfect hearing, changed into a surditus, or complete deafness; changed into a pseudoblepsis, or uncertain sight; changed into a perfect caligo, or blindness; changed into a hallucinatio, or dulness; changed into a morosis; changed into a hysteria; changed into a delirium; changed into a mania, or raging madness!

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Adjective[edit]

mōrōsīs

  1. dative masculine plural of mōrōsus
  2. dative feminine plural of mōrōsus
  3. dative neuter plural of mōrōsus
  4. ablative masculine plural of mōrōsus
  5. ablative neuter plural of mōrōsus
  6. ablative feminine plural of mōrōsus