vetustus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vetus (old) + -tus (-ful: forming adjectives denoting plenty or possession of some trait)

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vetustus (feminine vetusta, neuter vetustum); first/second declension

  1. that which has existed a long time; old, ancient, aged; established, lasting
  2. after or in the manner of the ancients
  3. from ancient times or antiquity; archaic
  4. (figuratively, of a disease) chronic, prolonged, lingering, established

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative vetustus vetusta vetustum vetustī vetustae vetusta
genitive vetustī vetustae vetustī vetustōrum vetustārum vetustōrum
dative vetustō vetustō vetustīs
accusative vetustum vetustam vetustum vetustōs vetustās vetusta
ablative vetustō vetustā vetustō vetustīs
vocative vetuste vetusta vetustum vetustī vetustae vetusta

Synonyms[edit]

  • (old, ancient, aged): vetus
  • (established): vetus

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