amentia

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin āmentia (madness; senselessness), from āmēns (mad, insane; foolish), from ab (from, away from) + mēns (mind).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eɪˈmɛnʃə/, /əˈmɛnʃə/

NounEdit

amentia (uncountable)

  1. Mental impairment; state of being mentally handicapped.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From amēns (mad, insane; foolish), from ab- (from, away from) + mēns (mind).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

āmentia f (genitive āmentiae); first declension

  1. The state of being out of one's senses; madness, insanity.
  2. Folly, stupidity, senselessness.
  3. Malice, malignity.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative āmentia āmentiae
genitive āmentiae āmentiārum
dative āmentiae āmentiīs
accusative āmentiam āmentiās
ablative āmentiā āmentiīs
vocative āmentia āmentiae

DescendantsEdit

  • English: amentia
  • Italian: amenza
  • Russian: аме́нция f (améncija)
Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 12:57