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Derived from aeger (sick, ill) +‎ -tūdō (-ness).



aegritūdō f (genitive aegritūdinis); third declension

  1. illness, sickness
  2. grief, sorrow


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aegritūdō aegritūdinēs
genitive aegritūdinis aegritūdinum
dative aegritūdinī aegritūdinibus
accusative aegritūdinem aegritūdinēs
ablative aegritūdine aegritūdinibus
vocative aegritūdō aegritūdinēs


  • aegritudo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aegritudo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “aegritudo”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • aegritudo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be vexed, mortified, anxious: in aegritudine, sollicitudine esse
    • to be vexed, mortified, anxious: aegritudine, sollicitudine affici
    • anxiety gnaws at the heart and incapacitates it: aegritudo exest animum planeque conficit (Tusc. 3. 13. 27)
    • to be wasting away with grief: aegritudine, curis confici
    • to be bowed down, prostrated by grief: aegritudine afflictum, debilitatum esse, iacēre
    • to comfort another in his trouble: aegritudinem alicuius elevare
    • to comfort another in his trouble: aliquem aegritudine levare