alacritas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alacer (brisk) +‎ -tās (-ity).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alacritās f (genitive alacritātis); third declension

  1. cheerfulness, liveliness, gaiety, animation
  2. alacrity, eagerness, persistence, zeal, fervour, ardour
  3. joy, rejoicing, exultation, triumph

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative alacritās alacritātēs
genitive alacritātis alacritātum
dative alacritātī alacritātibus
accusative alacritātem alacritātēs
ablative alacritāte alacritātibus
vocative alacritās alacritātēs

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References[edit]

  • alacritas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • alacritas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • alacritas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette