amentia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin āmentia (madness; senselessness), from āmēns (mad, insane; foolish), from ab (from, away from) + mēns (mind).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eɪˈmɛnʃə/, /əˈmɛnʃə/

Noun[edit]

amentia (uncountable)

  1. Mental impairment; state of being mentally handicapped.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From amēns (mad, insane; foolish), from ab- (from, away from) + mēns (mind).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

āmentia f (genitive āmentiae); first declension

  1. The state of being out of one's senses; madness, insanity.
  2. Folly, stupidity, senselessness.
  3. Malice, malignity.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative āmentia āmentiae
genitive āmentiae āmentiārum
dative āmentiae āmentiīs
accusative āmentiam āmentiās
ablative āmentiā āmentiīs
vocative āmentia āmentiae

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