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non possumus

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noun non pos·su·mus \ˈnän-ˈpä-sə-məs, ˈnōn-\

Definition of non possumus

  1. :  a statement expressing inability to do something



Origin and Etymology of non possumus

Latin, we cannot


First Known Use: 1883


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