necessitas

See also: nécessitas

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From necesse +‎ -tās.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

necessitās f (genitive necessitātis); third declension

  1. necessity, need, unavoidableness, compulsion, exigency
    Synonyms: dēsīderium, egestās, cāritās, dēficientia, inopia, angustia, dēfectiō, ūsus
  2. (figuratively) fate, destiny, inevitability
  3. (in the plural) necessities, necessary things or expenses
    Synonym: utensilia

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative necessitās necessitātēs
Genitive necessitātis necessitātum
Dative necessitātī necessitātibus
Accusative necessitātem necessitātēs
Ablative necessitāte necessitātibus
Vocative necessitās necessitātēs

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VerbEdit

necessitas

  1. second-person singular present indicative of necessitar