See also: Senectus

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From senex (old) +‎ -tus (adjective-forming suffix).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

senectus (feminine senecta, neuter senectum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. aged, very old
DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative senectus senecta senectum senectī senectae senecta
Genitive senectī senectae senectī senectōrum senectārum senectōrum
Dative senectō senectō senectīs
Accusative senectum senectam senectum senectōs senectās senecta
Ablative senectō senectā senectō senectīs
Vocative senecte senecta senectum senectī senectae senecta
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From senex (old) +‎ -tūs (abstract noun-forming suffix)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

senectūs f (genitive senectūtis); third declension

  1. old age
    • 1781, C. W. Kindleben, Gaudeamus igitur
      Post molestam senectutem
      "After a troubling old age"
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative senectūs senectūtēs
Genitive senectūtis senectūtum
Dative senectūtī senectūtibus
Accusative senectūtem senectūtēs
Ablative senectūte senectūtibus
Vocative senectūs senectūtēs
SynonymsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Italian: senettute
  • Spanish: senectud

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