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EtymologyEdit

From Latin acēdia.

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NounEdit

acedia (uncountable)

  1. Spiritual or mental sloth.
    Synonyms: accedie, ennui, weltschmerz
  2. Apathy; a lack of care or interest; indifference.
    Synonyms: apathy, indifference
  3. Boredom.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀκηδίᾱ (akēdíā, negligence), which is derived from κῆδος (kêdos, care, accuracy).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

acēdia f (genitive acēdiae); first declension

  1. sloth, torpor

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative acēdia acēdiae
Genitive acēdiae acēdiārum
Dative acēdiae acēdiīs
Accusative acēdiam acēdiās
Ablative acēdiā acēdiīs
Vocative acēdia acēdiae

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “accidia” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN

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