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Perfect passive participle of abūtor.


abūsus (feminine abūsa, neuter abūsum); first/second-declension participle

  1. consumed, wasted, misused


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative abūsus abūsa abūsum abūsī abūsae abūsa
Genitive abūsī abūsae abūsī abūsōrum abūsārum abūsōrum
Dative abūsō abūsō abūsīs
Accusative abūsum abūsam abūsum abūsōs abūsās abūsa
Ablative abūsō abūsā abūsō abūsīs
Vocative abūse abūsa abūsum abūsī abūsae abūsa


abūsus m (genitive abūsūs); fourth declension

  1. consumption
  2. wasting


Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative abūsus abūsūs
Genitive abūsūs abūsuum
Dative abūsuī abūsibus
Accusative abūsum abūsūs
Ablative abūsū abūsibus
Vocative abūsus abūsūs


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