timeo

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Etymology[edit]

From a Proto-Indo-European root meaning "to choke," related to Vedic Sanskrit तम् (tam, to choke) and Sanskrit तम् (tam, breathless, difficulty breathing).[1]

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timeō (present infinitive timēre, perfect active timuī); second conjugation, no passive

  1. I fear, am afraid.

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   Conjugation of timeo (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present timeō timēs timet timēmus timētis timent
imperfect timēbam timēbās timēbat timēbāmus timēbātis timēbant
future timēbō timēbis timēbit timēbimus timēbitis timēbunt
perfect timuī timuistī timuit timuimus timuistis timuērunt, timuēre
pluperfect timueram timuerās timuerat timuerāmus timuerātis timuerant
future perfect timuerō timueris timuerit timuerimus timueritis timuerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present timeam timeās timeat timeāmus timeātis timeant
imperfect timērem timērēs timēret timērēmus timērētis timērent
perfect timuerim timuerīs timuerit timuerīmus timuerītis timuerint
pluperfect timuissem timuissēs timuisset timuissēmus timuissētis timuissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present timē timēte
future timētō timētō timētōte timentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives timēre timuisse
participles timēns

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References[edit]

  1. ^ American Psychological Association - Psychological Monographs