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Perfect passive participle of fingō (dissemble, deceive).


fictus m (feminine ficta, neuter fictum); first/second declension

  1. feigned, fictitious, false, counterfeit, having been feigned.


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative fictus ficta fictum fictī fictae ficta
genitive fictī fictae fictī fictōrum fictārum fictōrum
dative fictō fictō fictīs
accusative fictum fictam fictum fictōs fictās ficta
ablative fictō fictā fictō fictīs
vocative ficte ficta fictum fictī fictae ficta



  • fictus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fictus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fictus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • fictus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • creatures of the imagination: res cogitatione fictae or depictae
    • (ambiguous) a feigned expression: vultus ficti simulatique