ignavia

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Noun[edit]

ignavia f (plural ignavie)

  1. sloth, indolence

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ignāvus +‎ -ia.

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Noun[edit]

ignāvia f (genitive ignāviae); first declension

  1. inactivity, laziness, idleness, sloth, listlessness
    Synonyms: pigritia, sēgnitia
  2. cowardice, worthlessness

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ignāvia ignāviae
genitive ignāviae ignāviārum
dative ignāviae ignāviīs
accusative ignāviam ignāviās
ablative ignāviā ignāviīs
vocative ignāvia ignāviae

References[edit]

  • ignavia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ignavia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ignavia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to abandon oneself to inactivity and apathy: ignaviae et socordiae se dare
    • to pass one's life in luxury and idleness: per luxum et ignaviam aetatem agere