atrocitas

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See also: atrocitás

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From atrōx (cruel, fierce) +‎ -tās.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

atrōcitās f (genitive atrōcitātis); third declension

  1. atrocity
  2. (figuratively) hardship, suffering, tragedy, disaster

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative atrōcitās atrōcitātēs
genitive atrōcitātis atrōcitātum
dative atrōcitātī atrōcitātibus
accusative atrōcitātem atrōcitātēs
ablative atrōcitāte atrōcitātibus
vocative atrōcitās atrōcitātēs

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References[edit]

  • atrocitas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • atrocitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • atrocitas 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.
    • the revolting nature of an action: indignitas, atrocitas rei (Mur. 25. 51)