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doctissimus (superlative of doctus)

  1. most or very educated etc.


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative doctissimus doctissima doctissimum doctissimī doctissimae doctissima
genitive doctissimī doctissimae doctissimī doctissimōrum doctissimārum doctissimōrum
dative doctissimō doctissimō doctissimīs
accusative doctissimum doctissimam doctissimum doctissimōs doctissimās doctissima
ablative doctissimō doctissimā doctissimō doctissimīs
vocative doctissime doctissima doctissimum doctissimī doctissimae doctissima


  • doctissimus 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.
    • a great scholar: vir doctissimus
    • all learned men: omnes docti, quivis doctus, doctissimus quisque
    • the learned men are most unanimous in..: summa est virorum doctissimorum consensio (opp. dissensio)