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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From existimō +‎ -tiō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

exīstimātiō f (genitive exīstimātiōnis); third declension

  1. judgement, opinion (normally good)
  2. reputation, honour, character, credit

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative exīstimātiō exīstimātiōnēs
Genitive exīstimātiōnis exīstimātiōnum
Dative exīstimātiōnī exīstimātiōnibus
Accusative exīstimātiōnem exīstimātiōnēs
Ablative exīstimātiōne exīstimātiōnibus
Vocative exīstimātiō exīstimātiōnēs

ReferencesEdit

  • existimatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • existimatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • existimatio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to have a good or bad reputation, be spoken well, ill of: bona, mala existimatio est de aliquo
    • the common opinion, the general idea: existimatio hominum, omnium
    • public opinion: existimatio populi, hominum