pavor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From paveō (tremble or quake with fear).

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Noun[edit]

pavor m (genitive pavōris); third declension

  1. The act of trembling, quaking, throbbing or panting with fear.
  2. Fear, alarm, terror, fright, panic.
  3. Fear through expectation, dread, thrill, anxiety, trepidation.

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Note that there is an old nominative singular form pavos for pavor. Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pavor pavōrēs
genitive pavōris pavōrum
dative pavōrī pavōribus
accusative pavōrem pavōrēs
ablative pavōre pavōribus
vocative pavor pavōrēs

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pavor, from Latin pavor.

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Noun[edit]

pavor m (plural pavores)

  1. intense fear, dread

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pavōre, singular ablative of pavor.

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Noun[edit]

pavor m (plural pavores)

  1. fright, fear

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