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From con- +‎ speciō.



cōnspiciō (present infinitive cōnspicere, perfect active cōnspexī, supine cōnspectum); third conjugation iō-variant

  1. I watch, look at, gaze, stare.
  2. I notice, catch sight of.


   Conjugation of conspicio (third conjugation -variant)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnspiciō cōnspicis cōnspicit cōnspicimus cōnspicitis cōnspiciunt
imperfect cōnspiciēbam cōnspiciēbās cōnspiciēbat cōnspiciēbāmus cōnspiciēbātis cōnspiciēbant
future cōnspiciam cōnspiciēs cōnspiciet cōnspiciēmus cōnspiciētis cōnspicient
perfect cōnspexī cōnspexistī cōnspexit cōnspeximus cōnspexistis cōnspexērunt, cōnspexēre
pluperfect cōnspexeram cōnspexerās cōnspexerat cōnspexerāmus cōnspexerātis cōnspexerant
future perfect cōnspexerō cōnspexeris cōnspexerit cōnspexerimus cōnspexeritis cōnspexerint
passive present cōnspicior cōnspiceris, cōnspicere cōnspicitur cōnspicimur cōnspiciminī cōnspiciuntur
imperfect cōnspiciēbar cōnspiciēbāris, cōnspiciēbāre cōnspiciēbātur cōnspiciēbāmur cōnspiciēbāminī cōnspiciēbantur
future cōnspiciar cōnspiciēris, cōnspiciēre cōnspiciētur cōnspiciēmur cōnspiciēminī cōnspicientur
perfect cōnspectus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cōnspectus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cōnspectus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnspiciam cōnspiciās cōnspiciat cōnspiciāmus cōnspiciātis cōnspiciant
imperfect cōnspicerem cōnspicerēs cōnspiceret cōnspicerēmus cōnspicerētis cōnspicerent
perfect cōnspexerim cōnspexerīs cōnspexerit cōnspexerīmus cōnspexerītis cōnspexerint
pluperfect cōnspexissem cōnspexissēs cōnspexisset cōnspexissēmus cōnspexissētis cōnspexissent
passive present cōnspiciar cōnspiciāris, cōnspiciāre cōnspiciātur cōnspiciāmur cōnspiciāminī cōnspiciantur
imperfect cōnspicerer cōnspicerēris, cōnspicerēre cōnspicerētur cōnspicerēmur cōnspicerēminī cōnspicerentur
perfect cōnspectus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cōnspectus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnspice cōnspicite
future cōnspicitō cōnspicitō cōnspicitōte cōnspiciuntō
passive present cōnspicere cōnspiciminī
future cōnspicitor cōnspicitor cōnspiciuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōnspicere cōnspexisse cōnspectūrus esse cōnspicī cōnspectus esse cōnspectum īrī
participles cōnspiciēns cōnspectūrus cōnspectus cōnspiciendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cōnspicere cōnspiciendī cōnspiciendō cōnspiciendum cōnspectum cōnspectū

Derived terms[edit]


  • conspicio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • conspicio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • conspicio 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 make oneself conspicuous: conspici, conspicuum esse aliqua re
  • conspicio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016