mediocritas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mediocris (moderate, medium)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mediocritās f (genitive mediocritātis); third declension

  1. a middle state
  2. medium, mean
  3. moderation
  4. mediocrity

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mediocritās mediocritātēs
genitive mediocritātis mediocritātum
dative mediocritātī mediocritātibus
accusative mediocritātem mediocritātēs
ablative mediocritāte mediocritātibus
vocative mediocritās mediocritātēs

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References[edit]

  • mediocritas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mediocritas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mediocritas” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to observe the golden mean: mediocritatem tenere (Off. 1. 25. 89)
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)