Latin Legal Terms


Delectatio – this Latin noun literally translates as delight, pleasure, enjoyment. The origin of the term is the word “delecto”, which means to attract, delight, to take delight in. In practice, the word participates in the term “delicatio morosa”, which means “peevish delight”. It applies in the Religious teachings, to detail a pleasure taken in sinful thought or dreaming.

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