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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • flagitium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • flagitium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (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