metus

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Verb[edit]

metus

  1. conditional of meti

Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

metus

  1. conditional of metar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

metus m (genitive metūs); fourth declension

  1. fear, dread
  2. anxiety

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative metus metūs
genitive metūs metuum
dative metuī metibus
accusative metum metūs
ablative metū metibus
vocative metus metūs

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References[edit]

  • metus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • metus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.metus”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be comprised under the term 'fear.: sub metum subiectum esse
    • a man is paralysed with fear: metus aliquem exanimat (Mil. 24. 65)
    • to grow pale with fear: exalbescere metu
    • to be completely prostrated by fear: metu fractum et debilitatum, perculsum esse
    • to recover from one's fright: a metu respirare (Cluent. 70. 200)
    • to recover from one's fright: ex metu se recreare, se colligere