affectio

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From afficiō (exert an influence on the body or mind).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

affectiō f (genitive affectiōnis); third declension

  1. The relation or disposition towards something produced in a person.
  2. A change in the state of the body or mind of a person; feeling, emotion.
  3. Love, affection or good will towards somebody.
  4. Will, volition, inclination.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative affectiō affectiōnēs
genitive affectiōnis affectiōnum
dative affectiōnī affectiōnibus
accusative affectiōnem affectiōnēs
ablative affectiōne affectiōnibus
vocative affectiō affectiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • affectio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “affectio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • affectio” 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 good constitution: firma corporis constitutio or affectio
    • humour; disposition: animi affectio or habitus (De Inv. 2. 5)