horrificus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From horreō +‎ -ificus

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

horrificus (feminine horrifica, neuter horrificum); first/second declension

  1. awful, horrible, dreadful
  2. frightening, frightful, horrific

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative horrificus horrifica horrificum horrificī horrificae horrifica
genitive horrificī horrificae horrificī horrificōrum horrificārum horrificōrum
dative horrificō horrificō horrificīs
accusative horrificum horrificam horrificum horrificōs horrificās horrifica
ablative horrificō horrificā horrificō horrificīs
vocative horrifice horrifica horrificum horrificī horrificae horrifica

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • horrificus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • horrificus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • horrificus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette