Perfect passive participle of dēfīgō.


dēfīxus (feminine dēfīxa, neuter dēfīxum); first/second-declension participle

  1. stuck, thrust (weapon)
  2. fastened
  3. attached
  4. bewitched
  5. focused
  6. dumbfounded


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative dēfīxus dēfīxa dēfīxum dēfīxī dēfīxae dēfīxa
Genitive dēfīxī dēfīxae dēfīxī dēfīxōrum dēfīxārum dēfīxōrum
Dative dēfīxō dēfīxō dēfīxīs
Accusative dēfīxum dēfīxam dēfīxum dēfīxōs dēfīxās dēfīxa
Ablative dēfīxō dēfīxā dēfīxō dēfīxīs
Vocative dēfīxe dēfīxa dēfīxum dēfīxī dēfīxae dēfīxa


  • defixus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • defixus 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 deep in thought: in cogitatione defixum esse