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NounEdit

abusio (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) Catachresis.

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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.

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

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • abusio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • abusio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “abusio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • abusio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)