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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄσωτος (ásōtos, having no hope of safety).



asōtus m (genitive asōtī); second declension

  1. A dissolute man, debauchee.

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative asōtus asōtī
genitive asōtī asōtōrum
dative asōtō asōtīs
accusative asōtum asōtōs
ablative asōtō asōtīs
vocative asōte asōtī

Etymology 2[edit]

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asōtus (feminine asōta, neuter asōtum); first/second declension

  1. debauched, dissolute, profligate, spendthrift

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative asōtus asōta asōtum asōtī asōtae asōta
genitive asōtī asōtae asōtī asōtōrum asōtārum asōtōrum
dative asōtō asōtō asōtīs
accusative asōtum asōtam asōtum asōtōs asōtās asōta
ablative asōtō asōtā asōtō asōtīs
vocative asōte asōta asōtum asōtī asōtae asōta

Related terms[edit]


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