morosus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From mōs +‎ -ōsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mōrōsus m (feminine mōrōsa, neuter mōrōsum); first/second declension

  1. peevish, wayward, capricious, difficult (to please)
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative mōrōsus mōrōsa mōrōsum mōrōsī mōrōsae mōrōsa
genitive mōrōsī mōrōsae mōrōsī mōrōsōrum mōrōsārum mōrōsōrum
dative mōrōsō mōrōsae mōrōsō mōrōsīs mōrōsīs mōrōsīs
accusative mōrōsum mōrōsam mōrōsum mōrōsōs mōrōsās mōrōsa
ablative mōrōsō mōrōsā mōrōsō mōrōsīs mōrōsīs mōrōsīs
vocative mōrōse mōrōsa mōrōsum mōrōsī mōrōsae mōrōsa
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Etymology 2[edit]

From mora (delay) +‎ -ōsus

Adjective[edit]

morōsus m (feminine morōsa, neuter morōsum); first/second declension

  1. slow (in coming), lingering
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative morōsus morōsa morōsum morōsī morōsae morōsa
genitive morōsī morōsae morōsī morōsōrum morōsārum morōsōrum
dative morōsō morōsae morōsō morōsīs morōsīs morōsīs
accusative morōsum morōsam morōsum morōsōs morōsās morōsa
ablative morōsō morōsā morōsō morōsīs morōsīs morōsīs
vocative morōse morōsa morōsum morōsī morōsae morōsa
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References[edit]

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