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Perfect passive participle of incendō.


incensus m ‎(feminine incensa, neuter incensum); first/second declension

  1. set on fire
  2. burnt
  3. excited


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative incensus incensa incensum incensī incensae incensa
genitive incensī incensae incensī incensōrum incensārum incensōrum
dative incensō incensō incensīs
accusative incensum incensam incensum incensōs incensās incensa
ablative incensō incensā incensō incensīs
vocative incense incensa incensum incensī incensae incensa


incensus m ‎(genitive incensūs); fourth declension

  1. incense
  2. fire


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative incensus incensūs
genitive incensūs incensuum
dative incensuī incensibus
accusative incensum incensūs
ablative incensū incensibus
vocative incensus incensūs



  • incensus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • incensus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • INCENSUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.incensus”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be consumed by the fires of ambition: gloriae, laudis cupiditate incensum esse, flagrare
    • to be interested in, have a taste for culture: optimarum artium studio incensum esse
    • to be fired with love: amore captum, incensum, inflammatum esse, ardere
    • to long for a thing, yearn for it: desiderio alicuius rei teneri, affici (more strongly flagrare, incensum esse)
    • to be fired with admiration: admiratione incensum esse
    • to be fired with rage: ira incensum esse
    • in a transport of rage: furore incensus, abreptus, impulsus
    • with incense and perfumes: ture et odoribus incensis
  • incensus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • incensus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin