Nemesis

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See also: nemesis, Némesis, and Nêmesis

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From Ancient Greek Νέμεσις (Némesis, Nemesis, goddess of retribution).

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Nemesis

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess of divine retribution.
    Coordinate term: Invidia
  2. (astronomy) 128 Nemesis, a main belt asteroid.
  3. (astronomy) A hypothetical star postulated to be orbiting the Sun to explain a perceived cycle of mass extinctions in the geological record.

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Nemesis f (genitive Nemesis)

  1. (Greek mythology) Nemesis

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Νέμεσις (Némesis).

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Nemesis f sg (genitive Nemesis or Nemeseōs); third declension

  1. Nemesis

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Third-declension noun (i-stem), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Nemesis
Genitive Nemesis
Nemeseōs
Dative Nemesī
Accusative Nemesin
Nemesim
Ablative Nemesī
Vocative Nemesis