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Perfect passive participle of perdō.


perditus m (feminine perdita, neuter perditum); first/second declension

  1. destroyed, ruined
  2. wasted, squandered
  3. lost


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative perditus perdita perditum perditī perditae perdita
genitive perditī perditae perditī perditōrum perditārum perditōrum
dative perditō perditō perditīs
accusative perditum perditam perditum perditōs perditās perdita
ablative perditō perditā perditō perditīs
vocative perdite perdita perditum perditī perditae perdita



  • perditus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • perditus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “perditus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • perditus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a critical position; a hopeless state of affairs: res dubiae, perditae, afflictae
    • misfortune, adversity: res adversae, afflictae, perditae
    • a lost book of which fragments (relliquiae, not fragmenta) remain: liber perditus
    • a depraved, abandoned character: homo perditus
    • moral corruption (not corruptela morum): mores corrupti or perditi