inconstans

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Etymology[edit]

From in- +‎ cōnstāns (standing firm, unchangeable).

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incōnstāns (genitive incōnstantis); third declension

  1. changeable, inconstant, fickle, capricious, inconsistent

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative incōnstāns incōnstantēs incōnstantia
genitive incōnstantis incōnstantium
dative incōnstantī incōnstantibus
accusative incōnstantem incōnstāns incōnstantēs incōnstantia
ablative incōnstantī incōnstantibus
vocative incōnstāns incōnstantēs incōnstantia

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References[edit]

  • inconstans in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inconstans in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • inconstans” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a man of character, with a strong personality: vir constans, gravis (opp. homo inconstans, levis)
    • (ambiguous) consistency: constantia (opp. inconstantia) (Tusc. 5. 11. 32)