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cōnstantia f (genitive cōnstantiae); first declension

  1. firmness, steadiness, constancy, perseverance
  2. agreement, harmony
  3. (of character) steadfastness, immovability, constancy


First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cōnstantia cōnstantiae
Genitive cōnstantiae cōnstantiārum
Dative cōnstantiae cōnstantiīs
Accusative cōnstantiam cōnstantiās
Ablative cōnstantiā cōnstantiīs
Vocative cōnstantia cōnstantiae


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  • constantia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • constantia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • constantia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • constantia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • logical consistency: perpetuitas et constantia (Tusc. 5. 10. 31)
    • consistency: constantia (opp. inconstantia) (Tusc. 5. 11. 32)
    • to be calm, self-possessed: constantiam servare
  • constantia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • constantia in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • constantia in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • constantia in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press