necessitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From necesse +‎ -itās.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

necessitās f (genitive necessitātis); third declension

  1. unavoidableness, compulsion, exigency
  2. (figuratively) fate, destiny
  3. (in the plural) necessities, necessary things or expenses
  4. necessity, need

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative necessitās necessitātēs
genitive necessitātis necessitātum
dative necessitātī necessitātibus
accusative necessitātem necessitātēs
ablative necessitāte necessitātibus
vocative necessitās necessitātēs

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

necessitas

  1. second-person singular present indicative of necessitar