cunctatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cūnctārī, cūnctor (to delay, hesitate) + -tiō +‎ [Term?] +‎ noun forming suffix.

Noun[edit]

cūnctātiō f (genitive cūnctātiōnis); third declension

  1. delay, hesitation
  2. inactivity
  3. dawdling

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cūnctātiō cūnctātiōnēs
Genitive cūnctātiōnis cūnctātiōnum
Dative cūnctātiōnī cūnctātiōnibus
Accusative cūnctātiōnem cūnctātiōnēs
Ablative cūnctātiōne cūnctātiōnibus
Vocative cūnctātiō cūnctātiōnēs

Descendants[edit]

  • English: cunctation

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