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From ex + pars (part).



expers (genitive expertis); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. without, lacking in

Usage notes[edit]


Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative expers expertēs expertia
Genitive expertis expertium
Dative expertī expertibus
Accusative expertem expers expertēs expertia
Ablative expertī expertibus
Vocative expers expertēs expertia


  • expers in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • expers in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • expers in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be well-informed, erudite: multarum rerum cognitione imbutum esse (opp. litterarum or eruditionis expertem esse or [rerum] rudem esse)
    • to be quite uncivilised: omnis cultus et humanitatis expertem esse
    • to be unable to express one's ideas: orationis expertem esse
    • to be absolutely wanting in sympathy: omnis humanitatis expertem esse
    • to be endowed with reason: rationis participem (opp. expertem) esse
    • (ambiguous) we know from experience: experti scimus, didicimus
  • Morwood, James. A Latin Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.