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From mōlēs.



molestus (feminine molesta, neuter molestum); first/second declension

  1. troublesome, irksome, grievous, annoying, tiresome


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative molestus molesta molestum molestī molestae molesta
genitive molestī molestae molestī molestōrum molestārum molestōrum
dative molestō molestō molestīs
accusative molestum molestam molestum molestōs molestās molesta
ablative molestō molestā molestō molestīs
vocative moleste molesta molestum molestī molestae molesta

Derived terms[edit]



  • molestus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • molestus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • molestus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • I am pained, vexed, sorry: aegre, graviter, moleste fero aliquid (or with Acc. c. Inf. or quod)
    • to be discontented, vexed at a thing; to chafe: aegre, graviter, moleste, indigne ferre aliquid