Latin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Participle of libet (it is pleasing).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

libēns (genitive libentis, comparative libentior, superlative libentissimus, adverb libenter); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. ready, willing, eager
    Synonyms: prōmptus, contentus, intentus, intēnsus, cupidus, studiōsus
    Antonym: invītus
  2. with pleasure, with good will
  3. glad, cheerful, merry
    Synonyms: alacer, laetus, hilaris, hilarus
    Antonyms: trīstis, infelix, maestus, miser, aeger

Declension edit

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative libēns libentēs libentia
Genitive libentis libentium
Dative libentī libentibus
Accusative libentem libēns libentēs libentia
Ablative libentī libentibus
Vocative libēns libentēs libentia

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References edit

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