desiderium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dēsīderō (want, desire, wish for; miss, lack, need) +‎ -ium.

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Noun[edit]

dēsīderium n (genitive dēsīderiī); second declension

  1. longing, desire, wish
  2. grief, regret
  3. need, necessity
  4. (in the plural) pleasures, desires

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēsīderium dēsīderia
Genitive dēsīderiī
dēsīderī1
dēsīderiōrum
Dative dēsīderiō dēsīderiīs
Accusative dēsīderium dēsīderia
Ablative dēsīderiō dēsīderiīs
Vocative dēsīderium dēsīderia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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