voluptas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From volup (pleasurably).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

voluptās f (genitive voluptātis); third declension

  1. pleasure

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative voluptās voluptātēs
Genitive voluptātis voluptātum
Dative voluptātī voluptātibus
Accusative voluptātem voluptātēs
Ablative voluptāte voluptātibus
Vocative voluptās voluptātēs

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References[edit]

  • voluptas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • voluptas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • voluptas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to derive pleasure from a thing: voluptatem ex aliqua re capere or percipere
    • to revel in pleasure, be blissfully happy: voluptate perfundi
    • to take one's fill of enjoyment: voluptatibus frui
    • to take one's fill of enjoyment: voluptates haurire
    • to devote oneself absolutely to the pursuit of pleasure: se totum voluptatibus dedere, tradere
    • to be led astray, corrupted by the allurements of pleasure: voluptatis illecebris deleniri
    • to be led astray, corrupted by the allurements of pleasure: voluptatis blanditiis corrumpi
    • to plunge into a life of pleasure: in voluptates se mergere
    • to hold aloof from all amusement: animum a voluptate sevocare
    • sensual pleasure: voluptates (corporis)
    • for one's own diversion; to satisfy a whim: voluptatis or animi causa (B. G. 5. 12)