See also: Constantia



From present-participle stem of constare (to stand together)



cōnstantia f (genitive cōnstantiae); first declension

  1. firmness, steadiness, constancy, perseverance
  2. agreement, harmony
  3. (of character) steadfastness, immovability, constancy


First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cōnstantia cōnstantiae
Genitive cōnstantiae cōnstantiārum
Dative cōnstantiae cōnstantiīs
Accusative cōnstantiam cōnstantiās
Ablative cōnstantiā cōnstantiīs
Vocative cōnstantia cōnstantiae


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  • constantia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • constantia in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • constantia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • constantia in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • logical consistency: perpetuitas et constantia (Tusc. 5. 10. 31)
    • consistency: constantia (opp. inconstantia) (Tusc. 5. 11. 32)
    • to be calm, self-possessed: constantiam servare
  • constantia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
  • constantia in William Smith, editor, A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray, 1848
  • constantia in William Smith, editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly, 1854, 1857
  • constantia in Richard Stillwell et al., editor, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1976