retrospicio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From retrō + speciō (look).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

retrōspiciō (present infinitive retrōspicere, perfect active retrōspexī, supine retrōspectum); third conjugation iō-variant

  1. (transitive) I look back at.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of retrospicio (third conjugation -variant)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present retrōspiciō retrōspicis retrōspicit retrōspicimus retrōspicitis retrōspiciunt
imperfect retrōspiciēbam retrōspiciēbās retrōspiciēbat retrōspiciēbāmus retrōspiciēbātis retrōspiciēbant
future retrōspiciam retrōspiciēs retrōspiciet retrōspiciēmus retrōspiciētis retrōspicient
perfect retrōspexī retrōspexistī retrōspexit retrōspeximus retrōspexistis retrōspexērunt, retrōspexēre
pluperfect retrōspexeram retrōspexerās retrōspexerat retrōspexerāmus retrōspexerātis retrōspexerant
future perfect retrōspexerō retrōspexeris retrōspexerit retrōspexerimus retrōspexeritis retrōspexerint
passive present retrōspicior retrōspiceris, retrōspicere retrōspicitur retrōspicimur retrōspiciminī retrōspiciuntur
imperfect retrōspiciēbar retrōspiciēbāris, retrōspiciēbāre retrōspiciēbātur retrōspiciēbāmur retrōspiciēbāminī retrōspiciēbantur
future retrōspiciar retrōspiciēris, retrōspiciēre retrōspiciētur retrōspiciēmur retrōspiciēminī retrōspicientur
perfect retrōspectus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect retrōspectus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect retrōspectus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present retrōspiciam retrōspiciās retrōspiciat retrōspiciāmus retrōspiciātis retrōspiciant
imperfect retrōspicerem retrōspicerēs retrōspiceret retrōspicerēmus retrōspicerētis retrōspicerent
perfect retrōspexerim retrōspexerīs retrōspexerit retrōspexerīmus retrōspexerītis retrōspexerint
pluperfect retrōspexissem retrōspexissēs retrōspexisset retrōspexissēmus retrōspexissētis retrōspexissent
passive present retrōspiciar retrōspiciāris, retrōspiciāre retrōspiciātur retrōspiciāmur retrōspiciāminī retrōspiciantur
imperfect retrōspicerer retrōspicerēris, retrōspicerēre retrōspicerētur retrōspicerēmur retrōspicerēminī retrōspicerentur
perfect retrōspectus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect retrōspectus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present retrōspice retrōspicite
future retrōspicitō retrōspicitō retrōspicitōte retrōspiciuntō
passive present retrōspicere retrōspiciminī
future retrōspicitor retrōspicitor retrōspiciuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives retrōspicere retrōspexisse retrōspectūrus esse retrōspicī retrōspectus esse retrōspectum īrī
participles retrōspiciēns retrōspectūrus retrōspectus retrōspiciendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
retrōspicere retrōspiciendī retrōspiciendō retrōspiciendum retrōspectum retrōspectū

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