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From con- (together) +‎ flīgō (strike).



cōnfligō (present infinitive cōnfligere, perfect active cōnflixī, supine cōnflictum); third conjugation

  1. I clash or collide
  2. I contend, combat, engage
  3. I argue or disagree


   Conjugation of confligo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnfligō cōnfligis cōnfligit cōnfligimus cōnfligitis cōnfligunt
imperfect cōnfligēbam cōnfligēbās cōnfligēbat cōnfligēbāmus cōnfligēbātis cōnfligēbant
future cōnfligam cōnfligēs cōnfliget cōnfligēmus cōnfligētis cōnfligent
perfect cōnflixī cōnflixistī cōnflixit cōnfliximus cōnflixistis cōnflixērunt, cōnflixēre
pluperfect cōnflixeram cōnflixerās cōnflixerat cōnflixerāmus cōnflixerātis cōnflixerant
future perfect cōnflixerō cōnflixeris cōnflixerit cōnflixerimus cōnflixeritis cōnflixerint
passive present cōnfligor cōnfligeris, cōnfligere cōnfligitur cōnfligimur cōnfligiminī cōnfliguntur
imperfect cōnfligēbar cōnfligēbāris, cōnfligēbāre cōnfligēbātur cōnfligēbāmur cōnfligēbāminī cōnfligēbantur
future cōnfligar cōnfligēris, cōnfligēre cōnfligētur cōnfligēmur cōnfligēminī cōnfligentur
perfect cōnflictus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cōnflictus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cōnflictus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnfligam cōnfligās cōnfligat cōnfligāmus cōnfligātis cōnfligant
imperfect cōnfligerem cōnfligerēs cōnfligeret cōnfligerēmus cōnfligerētis cōnfligerent
perfect cōnflixerim cōnflixerīs cōnflixerit cōnflixerīmus cōnflixerītis cōnflixerint
pluperfect cōnflixissem cōnflixissēs cōnflixisset cōnflixissēmus cōnflixissētis cōnflixissent
passive present cōnfligar cōnfligāris, cōnfligāre cōnfligātur cōnfligāmur cōnfligāminī cōnfligantur
imperfect cōnfligerer cōnfligerēris, cōnfligerēre cōnfligerētur cōnfligerēmur cōnfligerēminī cōnfligerentur
perfect cōnflictus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cōnflictus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnflige cōnfligite
future cōnfligitō cōnfligitō cōnfligitōte cōnfliguntō
passive present cōnfligere cōnfligiminī
future cōnfligitor cōnfligitor cōnfliguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōnfligere cōnflixisse cōnflictūrus esse cōnfligī cōnflictus esse cōnflictum īrī
participles cōnfligēns cōnflictūrus cōnflictus cōnfligendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cōnfligere cōnfligendī cōnfligendō cōnfligendum cōnflictum cōnflictū



  • confligo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • confligo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • confligo” 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 fight a pitched, orderly battle with an enemy: iusto (opp. tumultuario) proelio confligere cum hoste (Liv. 35. 4)