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From marceō (I wither) +‎ -scō.



marcēscō (defective conjugation)

  1. I begin to wither, pine away; I grew feeble
  2. I pine or languish


  • This verb is defective, with only those forms based on the first principal part.
   Conjugation of marcesco (third conjugation, defective)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present marcescō marcescis marcescit marcescimus marcescitis marcescunt
imperfect marcescēbam marcescēbās marcescēbat marcescēbāmus marcescēbātis marcescēbant
future marcescam marcescēs marcescet marcescēmus marcescētis marcescent
passive present marcescor marcesceris, marcescere marcescitur marcescimur marcesciminī marcescuntur
imperfect marcescēbar marcescēbāris, marcescēbāre marcescēbātur marcescēbāmur marcescēbāminī marcescēbantur
future marcescar marcescēris, marcescēre marcescētur marcescēmur marcescēminī marcescentur
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present marcescam marcescās marcescat marcescāmus marcescātis marcescant
imperfect marcescerem marcescerēs marcesceret marcescerēmus marcescerētis marcescerent
passive present marcescar marcescāris, marcescāre marcescātur marcescāmur marcescāminī marcescantur
imperfect marcescerer marcescerēris, marcescerēre marcescerētur marcescerēmur marcescerēminī marcescerentur
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present marcesce marcescite
future marcescitō marcescitō marcescitōte marcescuntō
passive present marcescere marcesciminī
future marcescitor marcescitor marcescuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives marcescere marcescī
participles marcescēns marcescendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
marcescere marcescendī marcescendō marcescendum

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