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From dis- +‎ sedeō (sit).



dissideō (present infinitive dissidēre, perfect active dissēdī); second conjugation, no passive

  1. I sit apart; I am divided, separate or remote from.
  2. I disagree, think differently.
  3. I am unlike, different or dissimilar; differ, disagree.


  • This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources.
   Conjugation of dissideo (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dissideō dissidēs dissidet dissidēmus dissidētis dissident
imperfect dissidēbam dissidēbās dissidēbat dissidēbāmus dissidēbātis dissidēbant
future dissidēbō dissidēbis dissidēbit dissidēbimus dissidēbitis dissidēbunt
perfect dissēdī dissēdistī dissēdit dissēdimus dissēdistis dissēdērunt, dissēdēre
pluperfect dissēderam dissēderās dissēderat dissēderāmus dissēderātis dissēderant
future perfect dissēderō dissēderis dissēderit dissēderimus dissēderitis dissēderint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dissideam dissideās dissideat dissideāmus dissideātis dissideant
imperfect dissidērem dissidērēs dissidēret dissidērēmus dissidērētis dissidērent
perfect dissēderim dissēderīs dissēderit dissēderīmus dissēderītis dissēderint
pluperfect dissēdissem dissēdissēs dissēdisset dissēdissēmus dissēdissētis dissēdissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dissidē dissidēte
future dissidētō dissidētō dissidētōte dissidentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives dissidēre dissēdisse
participles dissidēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
dissidēre dissidendī dissidendō dissidendum

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  • dissideo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dissideo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dissideo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to disagree with a person: dissentire, dissidere ab or cum aliquo
    • to contradict oneself, be inconsistent: a se dissidere or sibi non constare (of persons)
    • to be separated by a deadly hatred: capitali odio dissidere ab aliquo (De Am. 1. 2)