From in- +‎ flammō (blaze, burn).



īnflammō (present infinitive īnflammāre, perfect active īnflammāvī, supine īnflammātum); first conjugation

  1. I ignite, inflame.
  2. I excite.


   Conjugation of inflammo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present īnflammō īnflammās īnflammat īnflammāmus īnflammātis īnflammant
imperfect īnflammābam īnflammābās īnflammābat īnflammābāmus īnflammābātis īnflammābant
future īnflammābō īnflammābis īnflammābit īnflammābimus īnflammābitis īnflammābunt
perfect īnflammāvī īnflammāvistī īnflammāvit īnflammāvimus īnflammāvistis īnflammāvērunt, īnflammāvēre
pluperfect īnflammāveram īnflammāverās īnflammāverat īnflammāverāmus īnflammāverātis īnflammāverant
future perfect īnflammāverō īnflammāveris īnflammāverit īnflammāverimus īnflammāveritis īnflammāverint
passive present īnflammor īnflammāris, īnflammāre īnflammātur īnflammāmur īnflammāminī īnflammantur
imperfect īnflammābar īnflammābāris, īnflammābāre īnflammābātur īnflammābāmur īnflammābāminī īnflammābantur
future īnflammābor īnflammāberis, īnflammābere īnflammābitur īnflammābimur īnflammābiminī īnflammābuntur
perfect īnflammātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect īnflammātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect īnflammātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present īnflammem īnflammēs īnflammet īnflammēmus īnflammētis īnflamment
imperfect īnflammārem īnflammārēs īnflammāret īnflammārēmus īnflammārētis īnflammārent
perfect īnflammāverim īnflammāverīs īnflammāverit īnflammāverīmus īnflammāverītis īnflammāverint
pluperfect īnflammāvissem īnflammāvissēs īnflammāvisset īnflammāvissēmus īnflammāvissētis īnflammāvissent
passive present īnflammer īnflammēris, īnflammēre īnflammētur īnflammēmur īnflammēminī īnflammentur
imperfect īnflammārer īnflammārēris, īnflammārēre īnflammārētur īnflammārēmur īnflammārēminī īnflammārentur
perfect īnflammātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect īnflammātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present īnflammā īnflammāte
future īnflammātō īnflammātō īnflammātōte īnflammantō
passive present īnflammāre īnflammāminī
future īnflammātor īnflammātor īnflammantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives īnflammāre īnflammāvisse īnflammātūrus esse īnflammārī īnflammātus esse īnflammātum īrī
participles īnflammāns īnflammātūrus īnflammātus īnflammandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
īnflammāre īnflammandī īnflammandō īnflammandum īnflammātum īnflammātū


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  • inflammo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inflammo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • inflammo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to set fire to a city: inflammare urbem
    • to kindle ambition in some one's mind: aliquem cupiditate honorum inflammare (or aliquem ad cupiditatem honorum inflammare)
    • to make an impression on one's audience: animos audientium permovere, inflammare
    • to kindle hatred in a person's heart; to fill some one with hatred (not implere, vid. sect. IX. 2, note gaudio...): odium alicuius inflammare
    • to become furious: furore inflammari, incendi
    • to rouse a person's interest, cupidity: aliquem cupiditate inflammare
    • (ambiguous) to be fired with love: amore captum, incensum, inflammatum esse, ardere
    • (ambiguous) to be fired with a passionate hatred: odio inflammatum, accensum esse
    • (ambiguous) to be fired with rage: iracundia inflammatum esse
    • (ambiguous) to be fired with desire of a thing: cupiditate alicuius rei accensum, inflammatum esse