necessitudo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from necesse (necessary) +‎ -tūdō (nominalizing suffix).

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Noun[edit]

necessitūdō f (genitive necessitūdinis); third declension

  1. necessity, need; distress
  2. relationship, friendship, bond, intimacy
  3. (in the plural) relatives, friends, family, kindred, connections

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative necessitūdō necessitūdinēs
genitive necessitūdinis necessitūdinum
dative necessitūdinī necessitūdinibus
accusative necessitūdinem necessitūdinēs
ablative necessitūdine necessitūdinibus
vocative necessitūdō necessitūdinēs

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References[edit]

  • necessitudo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • necessitudo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “necessitudo”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • necessitudo” 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 stand in very intimate relations to some one: summa necessitudine aliquem contingere