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gravissimus (superlative of gravis)

  1. heaviest or very heavy
  2. hardest or very troublesome


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative gravissimus gravissima gravissimum gravissimī gravissimae gravissima
genitive gravissimī gravissimae gravissimī gravissimōrum gravissimārum gravissimōrum
dative gravissimō gravissimō gravissimīs
accusative gravissimum gravissimam gravissimum gravissimōs gravissimās gravissima
ablative gravissimō gravissimā gravissimō gravissimīs
vocative gravissime gravissima gravissimum gravissimī gravissimae gravissima


  • gravissimus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to use the mildest expression: ut levissime dicam (opp. ut gravissimo verbo utar)
    • the main point: id quod maximum, gravissimum est