abusio

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin

NounEdit

abusio (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) Catachresis.

TranslationsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

abūsiō f (genitive abūsiōnis); third declension

  1. (rhetoric) the loose or improper use of a word, catachresis
  2. (in general) abuse, misuse

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative abūsiō abūsiōnēs
genitive abūsiōnis abūsiōnum
dative abūsiōnī abūsiōnibus
accusative abūsiōnem abūsiōnēs
ablative abūsiōne abūsiōnibus
vocative abūsiō abūsiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

  • English: abusio
  • Portuguese: abusão

ReferencesEdit

  • abusio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 14 August 2013, at 11:16