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EtymologyEdit

From vereor (to revere, fear) +‎ -cundus.

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AdjectiveEdit

verēcundus (feminine verēcunda, neuter verēcundum, comparative verēcundior); first/second-declension adjective

  1. feeling shame, shamefaced, bashful, shy, modest
  2. (by extension) worthy of reverence, venerable

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative verēcundus verēcunda verēcundum verēcundī verēcundae verēcunda
Genitive verēcundī verēcundae verēcundī verēcundōrum verēcundārum verēcundōrum
Dative verēcundō verēcundō verēcundīs
Accusative verēcundum verēcundam verēcundum verēcundōs verēcundās verēcunda
Ablative verēcundō verēcundā verēcundō verēcundīs
Vocative verēcunde verēcunda verēcundum verēcundī verēcundae verēcunda

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: verecund
  • Italian: verecondo
  • Portuguese: verecundo

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