abusio

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin

Noun[edit]

abusio (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) Catachresis.

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

abūsiō f (genitive abūsiōnis); third declension

  1. (rhetoric) the loose or improper use of a word, catachresis
  2. (in general) abuse, misuse

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative abūsiō abūsiōnēs
genitive abūsiōnis abūsiōnum
dative abūsiōnī abūsiōnibus
accusative abūsiōnem abūsiōnēs
ablative abūsiōne abūsiōnibus
vocative abūsiō abūsiōnēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • abusio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • abusio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “abusio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • abusio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)