Latin definition for: metus, metus


  • declension: 4th declension
  • gender: masculine


  1. dread, awe
  2. fear, anxiety
  3. object of awe/dread
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Very frequent, in all Elementry Latin books, top 1000+ words
  • Source: General, unknown or too common to say

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