voluptas

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From volup ‎(pleasurably).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

voluptās f ‎(genitive voluptātis); third declension

  1. pleasure

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative voluptās voluptātēs
genitive voluptātis voluptātum
dative voluptātī voluptātibus
accusative voluptātem voluptātēs
ablative voluptāte voluptātibus
vocative voluptās voluptātēs

ReferencesEdit

  • voluptas” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • voluptas” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to derive pleasure from a thing: voluptatem ex aliqua re capere or percipere
    • to revel in pleasure, be blissfully happy: voluptate perfundi
    • to take one's fill of enjoyment: voluptatibus frui
    • to take one's fill of enjoyment: voluptates haurire
    • to devote oneself absolutely to the pursuit of pleasure: se totum voluptatibus dedere, tradere
    • to be led astray, corrupted by the allurements of pleasure: voluptatis illecebris deleniri
    • to be led astray, corrupted by the allurements of pleasure: voluptatis blanditiis corrumpi
    • to plunge into a life of pleasure: in voluptates se mergere
    • to hold aloof from all amusement: animum a voluptate sevocare
    • sensual pleasure: voluptates (corporis)
    • for one's own diversion; to satisfy a whim: voluptatis or animi causa (B. G. 5. 12)
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