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modicum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin modicum (a little).

NounEdit

modicum (plural modica)

  1. A small, modest or trifling amount.
    Unable to garner even a modicum of support for his plan, he conceded to follow the others.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From modicus (moderate, middling)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

modicum n (genitive modicī); second declension

  1. a little, a small amount

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative modicum modica
genitive modicī modicōrum
dative modicō modicīs
accusative modicum modica
ablative modicō modicīs
vocative modicum modica

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AdjectiveEdit

modicum

  1. nominative neuter singular of modicus
  2. accusative masculine singular of modicus
  3. accusative neuter singular of modicus
  4. vocative neuter singular of modicus