Latin edit

Etymology edit

From eximō +‎ -ius.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

eximius (feminine eximia, neuter eximium, adverb eximiē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. select, choice
  2. special, particular, exceptional, remarkable, extraordinary
    Synonyms: īnsignis, distīnctus, cōnspicuus, praecipuus, ēgregius
  3. exempt

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative eximius eximia eximium eximiī eximiae eximia
Genitive eximiī eximiae eximiī eximiōrum eximiārum eximiōrum
Dative eximiō eximiō eximiīs
Accusative eximium eximiam eximium eximiōs eximiās eximia
Ablative eximiō eximiā eximiō eximiīs
Vocative eximie eximia eximium eximiī eximiae eximia

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References edit

  • eximius”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • eximius”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • eximius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to praise, extol, commend a person: eximia laude ornare aliquem
    • an ideal: species optima or eximia, specimen, also simply species, forma