conspectus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cōnspectus ‎(survey).

Noun[edit]

conspectus ‎(plural conspectuses)

  1. A detailed survey or overview of a subject.
    • 1911, Max Beerbohm, Zuleika Dobson:
      Already the whole of his past life had vividly presented itself to him—myriads of tiny incidents, long forgotten, now standing out sharply in their due sequence. He had mastered this conspectus in a flash of time, and was already tired of it.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of cōnspiciō ‎(perceive, observe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

cōnspectus m ‎(feminine cōnspecta, neuter cōnspectum); first/second declension

  1. watched, looked at, having been watched
  2. caught sight of, noticed, having been caught sight of
  3. (by extension) visible
  4. (figuratively) distinguished, noteworthy
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative cōnspectus cōnspecta cōnspectum cōnspectī cōnspectae cōnspecta
genitive cōnspectī cōnspectae cōnspectī cōnspectōrum cōnspectārum cōnspectōrum
dative cōnspectō cōnspectō cōnspectīs
accusative cōnspectum cōnspectam cōnspectum cōnspectōs cōnspectās cōnspecta
ablative cōnspectō cōnspectā cōnspectō cōnspectīs
vocative cōnspecte cōnspecta cōnspectum cōnspectī cōnspectae cōnspecta

Noun[edit]

cōnspectus m ‎(genitive cōnspectūs); fourth declension

  1. A seeing
  2. The ability to see; power of sight
  3. presence, proximity
  4. (figuratively) survey, consideration

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cōnspectus cōnspectūs
genitive cōnspectūs cōnspectuum
dative cōnspectuī cōnspectibus
accusative cōnspectum cōnspectūs
ablative cōnspectū cōnspectibus
vocative cōnspectus cōnspectūs

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