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offēnsiō f (genitive offēnsiōnis); third declension

  1. offense
  2. accident, misfortune, mishap


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative offēnsiō offēnsiōnēs
genitive offēnsiōnis offēnsiōnum
dative offēnsiōnī offēnsiōnibus
accusative offēnsiōnem offēnsiōnēs
ablative offēnsiōne offēnsiōnibus
vocative offēnsiō offēnsiōnēs


  • offensio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • offensio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • offensio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to hurt some one's feelings: in offensionem alicuius incurrere (Verr. 1. 12. 35)
    • to give offense to, to shock a person (used of things, vid. sect. V. 18): offensionem habere
    • there is something repulsive about the thing: res habet aliquid offensionis
    • unpopularity: offensio populi, popularis