flagitium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From flāgitō

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

flāgitium n ‎(genitive flāgitiī); second declension

  1. A disgraceful action, shameful crime.
    Obsessos hinc fides, inde egestas inter decus ac flagitium distrahebant. [1]
  2. Shame, disgrace, outrage.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative flāgitium flāgitia
genitive flāgitiī flāgitiōrum
dative flāgitiō flāgitiīs
accusative flāgitium flāgitia
ablative flāgitiō flāgitiīs
vocative flāgitium flāgitia

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References[edit]

  • flagitium” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • flagitium” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a life defiled by every crime: vita omnibus flagitiis, vitiis dedita
    • a life defiled by every crime: vita omnibus flagitiis inquinata