accidia

noun

ac·​cid·​ia
akˈsidēə
plural accidias
-ēəz
also accidiae
-ēˌē

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin, alteration of Late Latin acedia

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of accidia was before the 12th century

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“Accidia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accidia. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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