dubitatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dubitō ‎(I waver”, “I doubt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dubitātiō f ‎(genitive dubitātiōnis); third declension

  1. doubt, uncertainty
  2. wavering, hesitation
  3. questioning

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dubitātiō dubitātiōnēs
genitive dubitātiōnis dubitātiōnum
dative dubitātiōnī dubitātiōnibus
accusative dubitātiōnem dubitātiōnēs
ablative dubitātiōne dubitātiōnibus
vocative dubitātiō dubitātiōnēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • dubitatio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dubitatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dubitatio” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a thing which is rather (very) dubious: quod aliquam (magnam) dubitationem habet (Leg. Agr. 1. 4. 11)
    • a doubt arises in my mind: dubitatio mihi affertur, inicitur
    • to relieve a person of his doubts: dubitationem alicui tollere
    • without any hesitation; without the least scruple: sine ulla dubitatione