dolus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dolus (deceit, trickery); akin to Ancient Greek δόλος (dólos, bait, ruse).

Noun[edit]

dolus (uncountable)

  1. (law) evil intent, embracing both malice and fraud
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dolor.

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Noun[edit]

dolus m (genitive dolī); second declension

  1. trickery, deception

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative dolus dolī
genitive dolī dolōrum
dative dolō dolīs
accusative dolum dolōs
ablative dolō dolīs
vocative dole dolī

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

do- +‎ lés (compare solus)

Adjective[edit]

dolus

  1. lightless, obscure

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