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From in- +‎ ūtilis.



inūtilis (neuter inūtile); third declension

  1. useless, unserviceable, unprofitable
  2. hurtful, injurious


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative inūtilis inūtile inūtilēs inūtilia
genitive inūtilis inūtilium
dative inūtilī inūtilibus
accusative inūtilem inūtile inūtilēs inūtilia
ablative inūtilī inūtilibus
vocative inūtilis inūtile inūtilēs inūtilia


  • inutilis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inutilis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “inutilis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • inutilis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • men exempt from service owing to age: qui per aetatem arma ferre non possunt or aetate ad bellum inutiles