desidia

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From dēses +‎ -ia.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dēsidia f (genitive dēsidiae); first declension

  1. idleness
  2. inactivity
  3. laziness, indolence, sloth
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēsidia dēsidiae
Genitive dēsidiae dēsidiārum
Dative dēsidiae dēsidiīs
Accusative dēsidiam dēsidiās
Ablative dēsidiā dēsidiīs
Vocative dēsidia dēsidiae
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From dēsīdō +‎ -ia.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dēsīdia f (genitive dēsīdiae); first declension

  1. retiring
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēsīdia dēsīdiae
Genitive dēsīdiae dēsīdiārum
Dative dēsīdiae dēsīdiīs
Accusative dēsīdiam dēsīdiās
Ablative dēsīdiā dēsīdiīs
Vocative dēsīdia dēsīdiae

ReferencesEdit

  • desidia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • desidia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • desidia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to abandon oneself to inactivity and apathy: desidiae et languori se dedere

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin dēsidia.

NounEdit

desidia f (plural desidias)

  1. negligence, inertia
    Synonyms: dejadez, negligencia
  2. procrastination

Derived termsEdit

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