imperiosus

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Etymology[edit]

From imperium (empire, imperial government) +‎ -ōsus, from imperō (command, order), from im- (form of in) + parō (prepare, arrange; intend).

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imperiōsus m (feminine imperiōsa, neuter imperiōsum); first/second declension

  1. mighty, powerful, puissant, commanding
  2. imperious, domineering, tyrannical, dictatorial

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative imperiōsus imperiōsa imperiōsum imperiōsī imperiōsae imperiōsa
genitive imperiōsī imperiōsae imperiōsī imperiōsōrum imperiōsārum imperiōsōrum
dative imperiōsō imperiōsae imperiōsō imperiōsīs imperiōsīs imperiōsīs
accusative imperiōsum imperiōsam imperiōsum imperiōsōs imperiōsās imperiōsa
ablative imperiōsō imperiōsā imperiōsō imperiōsīs imperiōsīs imperiōsīs
vocative imperiōse imperiōsa imperiōsum imperiōsī imperiōsae imperiōsa

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References[edit]

  • imperiosus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879