fastidium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fastīdium (loathing, disgust).

Noun[edit]

fastidium (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, archaic) repugnance toward food; unwillingness to eat

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

By haplology perhaps from *fastutidium, from fastus (disdain) + taedium (weariness).[1]

Noun[edit]

fastīdium n (genitive fastīdiī); second declension

  1. loathing, disgust
  2. squeamishness
  3. fastidiousness

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fastīdium fastīdia
genitive fastīdiī fastīdiōrum
dative fastīdiō fastīdiīs
accusative fastīdium fastīdia
ablative fastīdiō fastīdiīs
vocative fastīdium fastīdia

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 110