molestia

See also: moléstia

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin molestia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /moˈlɛ.stja/
  • Rhymes: -ɛstja
  • Hyphenation: mo‧lè‧stia

NounEdit

molestia f (plural molestie) (chiefly in the plural)

  1. annoyance, bother, trouble
    Synonyms: fastidio, seccatura, disturbo, noia, tormento
  2. (by extension, law) harassment
  3. (by extension) breakup (termination of a romantic relationship)
    Synonyms: scocciatura, rottura

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

molestia f (genitive molestiae); first declension

  1. trouble, troublesomeness, irksomeness
  2. uneasiness, annoyance
  3. molestation
  4. vexation, disgust, dislike

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative molestia molestiae
Genitive molestiae molestiārum
Dative molestiae molestiīs
Accusative molestiam molestiās
Ablative molestiā molestiīs
Vocative molestia molestiae

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: molèstia
  • Italian: molestia
  • Portuguese: moléstia
  • Spanish: molestia

ReferencesEdit

  • molestia”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • molestia”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • molestia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • molestia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to weary, bore the reader: languorem, molestiam legentium animis afferre

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin molestia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /moˈlestja/, [moˈles.t̪ja]

NounEdit

molestia f (plural molestias)

  1. trouble, nuisance
    perdona las molestiassorry for the inconvenience
  2. discomfort (health-related or bodily pain)

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