From super- +‎ iaciō (throw, hurl).



superiaciō (present infinitive superiacere, perfect active superiēcī, supine superiectum); third conjugation iō-variant

  1. I cast or throw over or upon; spread over, overwhelm
  2. (figuratively) I overdo, exaggerate; overtop


   Conjugation of superiaciō (third conjugation -variant)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present superiaciō superiacis superiacit superiacimus superiacitis superiaciunt
imperfect superiaciēbam superiaciēbās superiaciēbat superiaciēbāmus superiaciēbātis superiaciēbant
future superiaciam superiaciēs superiaciet superiaciēmus superiaciētis superiacient
perfect superiēcī superiēcistī superiēcit superiēcimus superiēcistis superiēcērunt, superiēcēre
pluperfect superiēceram superiēcerās superiēcerat superiēcerāmus superiēcerātis superiēcerant
future perfect superiēcerō superiēceris superiēcerit superiēcerimus superiēceritis superiēcerint
passive present superiacior superiaceris, superiacere superiacitur superiacimur superiaciminī superiaciuntur
imperfect superiaciēbar superiaciēbāris, superiaciēbāre superiaciēbātur superiaciēbāmur superiaciēbāminī superiaciēbantur
future superiaciar superiaciēris, superiaciēre superiaciētur superiaciēmur superiaciēminī superiacientur
perfect superiectus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect superiectus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect superiectus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present superiaciam superiaciās superiaciat superiaciāmus superiaciātis superiaciant
imperfect superiacerem superiacerēs superiaceret superiacerēmus superiacerētis superiacerent
perfect superiēcerim superiēcerīs superiēcerit superiēcerīmus superiēcerītis superiēcerint
pluperfect superiēcissem superiēcissēs superiēcisset superiēcissēmus superiēcissētis superiēcissent
passive present superiaciar superiaciāris, superiaciāre superiaciātur superiaciāmur superiaciāminī superiaciantur
imperfect superiacerer superiacerēris, superiacerēre superiacerētur superiacerēmur superiacerēminī superiacerentur
perfect superiectus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect superiectus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present superiace superiacite
future superiacitō superiacitō superiacitōte superiaciuntō
passive present superiacere superiaciminī
future superiacitor superiacitor superiaciuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives superiacere superiēcisse superiectūrum esse superiacī superiectum esse superiectum īrī
participles superiaciēns superiectūrus superiectus superiaciendus, superiaciundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
superiaciendī superiaciendō superiaciendum superiaciendō superiectum superiectū

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  • English: surject, surjection


  • superiacio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • superiacio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers