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From ab- +‎ spernor (remove; reject, spurn).



aspernor (present infinitive aspernārī, perfect active aspernātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I cast off, turn away, avert, repel.
  2. I cast off, spurn, despise, disdain, scorn.
  3. I refuse, reject, decline.


   Conjugation of aspernor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present aspernor aspernāris, aspernāre aspernātur aspernāmur aspernāminī aspernantur
imperfect aspernābar aspernābāris, aspernābāre aspernābātur aspernābāmur aspernābāminī aspernābantur
future aspernābor aspernāberis, aspernābere aspernābitur aspernābimur aspernābiminī aspernābuntur
perfect aspernātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect aspernātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect aspernātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present asperner aspernēris, aspernēre aspernētur aspernēmur aspernēminī aspernentur
imperfect aspernārer aspernārēris, aspernārēre aspernārētur aspernārēmur aspernārēminī aspernārentur
perfect aspernātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect aspernātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present aspernāre aspernāminī
future aspernātor aspernātor aspernantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives aspernārī aspernātus esse aspernātūrus esse
participles aspernāns aspernātus aspernātūrus aspernandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
aspernārī aspernandī aspernandō aspernandum aspernātum aspernātū

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  • aspernor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aspernor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aspernor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to refuse, reject a request: repudiare, aspernari preces alicuius
    • to aspire to dignity, high honours: honores concupiscere (opp. aspernari)