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From ex + pars ‎(part).



expers m, f, n ‎(genitive expertis); third declension

  1. without, lacking in

Usage notes[edit]


Third declension.

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 & 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 Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (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.