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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From seneō (I am weak, feeble).

NounEdit

senium n (genitive seniī); second declension

  1. feebleness of age, decline, debility
  2. (rare) old man
  3. peevishness, chagrin, mortification, grief
InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative senium senia
genitive seniī seniōrum
dative seniō seniīs
accusative senium senia
ablative seniō seniīs
vocative senium senia
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From senex (old).

AdjectiveEdit

senium

  1. genitive masculine plural of senex
  2. genitive feminine plural of senex
  3. genitive neuter plural of senex

NounEdit

senium

  1. genitive plural of senex

ReferencesEdit

  • senium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • senium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “senium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • senium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be worn out by old age: senectute, senio confectum esse