appetitus

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of appetō (strive after, assail).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

appetītus m (genitive appetītūs); fourth declension

  1. an attack, assault
    Synonyms: impetus, concursus, invāsiō, assultus, aggressiō, oppugnātiō, incursus, occursĭo, petītiō, incursiō, vīs, ictus, procella
  2. passionate desire or longing
    Synonyms: cupīdō, libīdō, studium, appetītiō, dēsīderium, amor, impetus, ardor, calor, avāritia
  3. the faculty of desire
  4. passion, appetite

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative appetītus appetītūs
Genitive appetītūs appetītuum
Dative appetītuī appetītibus
Accusative appetītum appetītūs
Ablative appetītū appetītibus
Vocative appetītus appetītūs

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DescendantsEdit

Romance descendants are probably all borrowed. In some non-Romance borrowings, it is unclear if they were borrowed directly from Latin or via French.

ParticipleEdit

appetītus (feminine appetīta, neuter appetītum); first/second-declension participle

  1. desired, coveted having been longed for.
  2. attacked, assaulted, having been assailed.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative appetītus appetīta appetītum appetītī appetītae appetīta
Genitive appetītī appetītae appetītī appetītōrum appetītārum appetītōrum
Dative appetītō appetītō appetītīs
Accusative appetītum appetītam appetītum appetītōs appetītās appetīta
Ablative appetītō appetītā appetītō appetītīs
Vocative appetīte appetīta appetītum appetītī appetītae appetīta

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ReferencesEdit

  • appetitus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • appetitus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • appetitus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette