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VerbEdit

metus

  1. conditional of meti

IdoEdit

VerbEdit

metus

  1. conditional of metar

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

metus m (genitive metūs); fourth declension

  1. fear, dread
  2. anxiety, awe

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative metus metūs
Genitive metūs metuum
Dative metuī metibus
Accusative metum metūs
Ablative metū metibus
Vocative metus metūs

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ReferencesEdit

  • metus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • metus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • metus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be comprised under the term 'fear.: sub metum subiectum esse
    • a man is paralysed with fear: metus aliquem exanimat (Mil. 24. 65)
    • to grow pale with fear: exalbescere metu
    • to be completely prostrated by fear: metu fractum et debilitatum, perculsum esse
    • to recover from one's fright: a metu respirare (Cluent. 70. 200)
    • to recover from one's fright: ex metu se recreare, se colligere