Latin edit

Etymology edit

Perfect passive participle of cōnficiō (prepare, bring about, finish, perform).

Participle edit

cōnfectus (feminine cōnfecta, neuter cōnfectum); first/second-declension participle

  1. prepared, accomplished, executed, having been accomplished
  2. produced, caused, brought about, having been caused
  3. finished, completed, having been finished
  4. brought together, collected, having been collected
  5. celebrated, having been celebrated
  6. (philosophy) shown, demonstrated, having been shown
  7. (figuratively) diminished, lessened; destroyed, killed; worn out, exhausted; having been killed
    Synonyms: fessus, frāctus, dēfessus, languidus
    Antonym: vīvus
    Aetate confectusWorn out by the year (an old man) (Caesar, de Bello Gallico, VII, 28)

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cōnfectus cōnfecta cōnfectum cōnfectī cōnfectae cōnfecta
Genitive cōnfectī cōnfectae cōnfectī cōnfectōrum cōnfectārum cōnfectōrum
Dative cōnfectō cōnfectō cōnfectīs
Accusative cōnfectum cōnfectam cōnfectum cōnfectōs cōnfectās cōnfecta
Ablative cōnfectō cōnfectā cōnfectō cōnfectīs
Vocative cōnfecte cōnfecta cōnfectum cōnfectī cōnfectae cōnfecta

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References edit

  • confectus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • confectus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • confectus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be worn out by old age: senectute, senio confectum esse
    • the question is settled, finished: res confecta est
    • weakened by wounds: vulneribus confectus