accusatio

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From Latin

Noun[edit]

accusatio (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) Categoria.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From accūsō (blame, accuse) +‎ -tiō, from ad (to, towards, at) + causa (cause, reason, account, lawsuit).

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Noun[edit]

accūsātiō f (genitive accūsātiōnis); third declension

  1. An accusation, indictment, complaint.
  2. A rebuke, reproof, reproach.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative accūsātiō accūsātiōnēs
genitive accūsātiōnis accūsātiōnum
dative accūsātiōnī accūsātiōnibus
accusative accūsātiōnem accūsātiōnēs
ablative accūsātiōne accūsātiōnibus
vocative accūsātiō accūsātiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • accusatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • accusatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “accusatio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • accusatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a criminal accusation: accusatio (Cael. 3. 6)
  • accusatio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • accusatio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin