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impedimenta

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪmˌpɛdɪˈmɛntæ/

NounEdit

impedimenta pl

  1. Equipment intended for an activity that serves as more of a hindrance than a help
    • 1949: George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, p20
      Games impedimenta — hockey-sticks, boxing-gloves, a burst football, a pair of sweaty shorts turned inside out — lay all over the floor, and on the table there was a litter of dirty dishes and dog-eared exercise-books.
  2. plural form of impedimentum

LatinEdit

NounEdit

impedīmenta

  1. nominative plural of impedīmentum
  2. accusative plural of impedīmentum
  3. vocative plural of impedīmentum