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From adulēscēns ‎(young, youthful), present active participle of adolēscō ‎(grow, grow up).


  • (Classical) IPA(key): /a.du.leːsˈken.ti.or/, [a.dʊ.ɫeːsˈkɛn.tɪ.ɔr]


adulēscentior ‎(present infinitive adulēscentiārī, perfect active adulēscentiātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I behave like a young man, behave youthfully.


   Conjugation of adulescentior (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adulēscentior adulēscentiāris, adulēscentiāre adulēscentiātur adulēscentiāmur adulēscentiāminī adulēscentiantur
imperfect adulēscentiābar adulēscentiābāris, adulēscentiābāre adulēscentiābātur adulēscentiābāmur adulēscentiābāminī adulēscentiābantur
future adulēscentiābor adulēscentiāberis, adulēscentiābere adulēscentiābitur adulēscentiābimur adulēscentiābiminī adulēscentiābuntur
perfect adulēscentiātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect adulēscentiātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect adulēscentiātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adulēscentier adulēscentiēris, adulēscentiēre adulēscentiētur adulēscentiēmur adulēscentiēminī adulēscentientur
imperfect adulēscentiārer adulēscentiārēris, adulēscentiārēre adulēscentiārētur adulēscentiārēmur adulēscentiārēminī adulēscentiārentur
perfect adulēscentiātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect adulēscentiātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adulēscentiāre adulēscentiāminī
future adulēscentiātor adulēscentiātor adulēscentiantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives adulēscentiārī adulēscentiātus esse adulēscentiātūrus esse adulēscentiātum īrī
participles adulēscentiāns adulēscentiātus adulēscentiātūrus adulēscentiandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
adulēscentiārī adulēscentiandī adulēscentiandō adulēscentiandum adulēscentiātum adulēscentiātū


adulēscēntior ‎(comparative of adulēscēns)

  1. younger


Third declension, comparative variant.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative adulēscēntior adulēscēntius adulēscēntiōrēs adulēscēntiōra
genitive adulēscēntiōris adulēscēntiōris adulēscēntiōrum adulēscēntiōrum
dative adulēscēntiōrī adulēscēntiōrī adulēscēntiōribus adulēscēntiōribus
accusative adulēscēntiōrem adulēscēntius adulēscēntiōrēs adulēscēntiōra
ablative adulēscēntiōre adulēscēntiōre adulēscēntiōribus adulēscēntiōribus
vocative adulēscēntior adulēscēntius adulēscēntiōrēs adulēscēntiōra


  • adulescentior” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.