senium

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From seneō (I am weak, feeble).

Noun[edit]

senium n (genitive seniī); second declension

  1. feebleness of age, decline, debility
  2. (rare) old man
  3. peevishness, chagrin, mortification, grief
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative senium senia
genitive seniī seniōrum
dative seniō seniīs
accusative senium senia
ablative seniō seniīs
vocative senium senia
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From senex (old).

Adjective[edit]

senium

  1. genitive masculine plural of senex
  2. genitive feminine plural of senex
  3. genitive neuter plural of senex

Noun[edit]

senium

  1. genitive plural of senex

References[edit]

  • senium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • senium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “senium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • senium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be worn out by old age: senectute, senio confectum esse