infectus

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Italic *enfaktos. Equivalent to in- (not) + factus, perfect passive participle of faciō (do, make).

AdjectiveEdit

īnfectus (feminine īnfecta, neuter īnfectum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. not done, undone, unfinished
    Synonyms: imperfectus, incohātus
    Antonyms: complētus, absolūtus, perfectus, factus, dēfūnctus
  2. impossible
DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative īnfectus īnfecta īnfectum īnfectī īnfectae īnfecta
Genitive īnfectī īnfectae īnfectī īnfectōrum īnfectārum īnfectōrum
Dative īnfectō īnfectō īnfectīs
Accusative īnfectum īnfectam īnfectum īnfectōs īnfectās īnfecta
Ablative īnfectō īnfectā īnfectō īnfectīs
Vocative īnfecte īnfecta īnfectum īnfectī īnfectae īnfecta

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Italic *enfaktos. Perfect passive participle of īnficiō (dye, taint), from in- (in) + factus, perfect passive participle of faciō (do, make).

ParticipleEdit

īnfectus (feminine īnfecta, neuter īnfectum); first/second-declension participle

  1. dyed, stained, having been dyed.
  2. poisoned, tainted, corrupted, having been tainted.
DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative īnfectus īnfecta īnfectum īnfectī īnfectae īnfecta
Genitive īnfectī īnfectae īnfectī īnfectōrum īnfectārum īnfectōrum
Dative īnfectō īnfectō īnfectīs
Accusative īnfectum īnfectam īnfectum īnfectōs īnfectās īnfecta
Ablative īnfectō īnfectā īnfectō īnfectīs
Vocative īnfecte īnfecta īnfectum īnfectī īnfectae īnfecta
DescendantsEdit
  • French: infect

NounEdit

īnfectus m (genitive īnfectūs); fourth declension

  1. a dyeing
DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative īnfectus īnfectūs
Genitive īnfectūs īnfectuum
Dative īnfectuī īnfectibus
Accusative īnfectum īnfectūs
Ablative īnfectū īnfectibus
Vocative īnfectus īnfectūs

ReferencesEdit

  • infectus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • infectus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • infectus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • infectus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to no purpose; ineffectually: infecta re (Liv. 9. 32)