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From iūs +‎ sistō +‎ -ium.


iūstitium n (genitive iūstitiī); second declension

  1. cessation of public business (especially in the courts)


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative iūstitium iūstitia
genitive iūstitiī
dative iūstitiō iūstitiīs
accusative iūstitium iūstitia
ablative iūstitiō iūstitiīs
vocative iūstitium iūstitia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Related terms[edit]


  • iustitium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “iustitium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • iustitium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to proclaim that the courts are closed, a cessation of legal business: iustitium indicere, edicere (Phil. 5. 12)
    • to re-open the courts: iustitium remittere
  • iustitium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers