severitas

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

sevēritas f (genitive sevēritātis); third declension

  1. seriousness, gravity, sternness, strictness, severity

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sevēritās sevēritātēs
genitive sevēritātis sevēritātum
dative sevēritātī sevēritātibus
accusative sevēritātem sevēritātēs
ablative sevēritāte sevēritātibus
vocative sevēritās sevēritātēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • severitas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • severitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “severitas”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • severitas” 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 put on a stern air: vultum componere ad severitatem
    • to inflict an exemplary punishment on some one: exemplum (severitatis) edere in aliquo (Q. Fr. 1. 2. 2. 5)
    • to show that one is serious: severitatem adhibere