obliviscor

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Probably from ob- plus a derivative of lēvis (smooth) with -ēscor (passive inchoative suffix, from -ēscō), with oblīvīscor having an earlier meaning of "I start to erase".

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oblīvīscor (present infinitive oblīvīscī, perfect active oblītus sum); third conjugation, deponent

  1. I lose remembrance of, forget (+gen. of person or gen/acc. of person or thing).
  2. I forget, disregard, omit, neglect (+gen. of person or gen/acc. of person or thing).

Usage notes[edit]

Usually used with the genitive.

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of oblīvīscor (third conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present oblīvīscor oblīvīsceris, oblīvīscere oblīvīscitur oblīvīscimur oblīvīsciminī oblīvīscuntur
imperfect oblīvīscēbar oblīvīscēbāris, oblīvīscēbāre oblīvīscēbātur oblīvīscēbāmur oblīvīscēbāminī oblīvīscēbantur
future oblīvīscar oblīvīscēris, oblīvīscēre oblīvīscētur oblīvīscēmur oblīvīscēminī oblīvīscentur
perfect oblītus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect oblītus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect oblītus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present oblīvīscar oblīvīscāris, oblīvīscāre oblīvīscātur oblīvīscāmur oblīvīscāminī oblīvīscantur
imperfect oblīvīscerer oblīvīscerēris, oblīvīscerēre oblīvīscerētur oblīvīscerēmur oblīvīscerēminī oblīvīscerentur
perfect oblītus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect oblītus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present oblīvīscere oblīvīsciminī
future oblīvīscitor oblīvīscitor oblīvīscuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives oblīvīscī oblītum esse oblītūrum esse
participles oblīvīscēns oblītus oblītūrus oblīvīscendus, oblīvīscundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
oblīvīscendī oblīvīscendō oblīvīscendum oblīvīscendō oblītum oblītū

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