LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of noceō (harm).

ParticipleEdit

nocēns (genitive nocentis, comparative nocentior, superlative nocentissimus); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. injuring, doing harm, hurting
  2. harmful, hurtful, pernicious
  3. bad, wicked, criminal
  4. guilty

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative nocēns nocentēs nocentia
Genitive nocentis nocentium
Dative nocentī nocentibus
Accusative nocentem nocēns nocentēs
nocentīs
nocentia
Ablative nocente
nocentī1
nocentibus
Vocative nocēns nocentēs nocentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: nocente

ReferencesEdit

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