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From ob- (upon) +‎ tundo (I strike).



obtundō (present infinitive obtundere, perfect active obtudī, supine obtusum); third conjugation

  1. I strike, beat or batter
  2. I blunt
  3. I deafen


   Conjugation of obtundo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present obtundō obtundis obtundit obtundimus obtunditis obtundunt
imperfect obtundēbam obtundēbās obtundēbat obtundēbāmus obtundēbātis obtundēbant
future obtundam obtundēs obtundet obtundēmus obtundētis obtundent
perfect obtudī obtudistī obtudit obtudimus obtudistis obtudērunt, obtudēre
pluperfect obtuderam obtuderās obtuderat obtuderāmus obtuderātis obtuderant
future perfect obtuderō obtuderis obtuderit obtuderimus obtuderitis obtuderint
passive present obtundor obtunderis, obtundere obtunditur obtundimur obtundiminī obtunduntur
imperfect obtundēbar obtundēbāris, obtundēbāre obtundēbātur obtundēbāmur obtundēbāminī obtundēbantur
future obtundar obtundēris, obtundēre obtundētur obtundēmur obtundēminī obtundentur
perfect obtusus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect obtusus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect obtusus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present obtundam obtundās obtundat obtundāmus obtundātis obtundant
imperfect obtunderem obtunderēs obtunderet obtunderēmus obtunderētis obtunderent
perfect obtuderim obtuderīs obtuderit obtuderīmus obtuderītis obtuderint
pluperfect obtudissem obtudissēs obtudisset obtudissēmus obtudissētis obtudissent
passive present obtundar obtundāris, obtundāre obtundātur obtundāmur obtundāminī obtundantur
imperfect obtunderer obtunderēris, obtunderēre obtunderētur obtunderēmur obtunderēminī obtunderentur
perfect obtusus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect obtusus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present obtunde obtundite
future obtunditō obtunditō obtunditōte obtunduntō
passive present obtundere obtundiminī
future obtunditor obtunditor obtunduntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives obtundere obtudisse obtusūrus esse obtundī obtusus esse obtusum īrī
participles obtundēns obtusūrus obtusus obtundendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
obtundere obtundendī obtundendō obtundendum obtusum obtusū



  • obtundo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • obtundo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • obtundo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to din a thing into a person's ears: aures alicuius obtundere or simply obtundere (aliquem)
  • obtuse in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911