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From penes.



penitus (feminine penita, neuter penitum, comparative penitior, superlative penitissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. inner, inward


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative penitus penita penitum penitī penitae penita
Genitive penitī penitae penitī penitōrum penitārum penitōrum
Dative penitō penitō penitīs
Accusative penitum penitam penitum penitōs penitās penita
Ablative penitō penitā penitō penitīs
Vocative penite penita penitum penitī penitae penita


penitus (not comparable)

  1. inwardly, inside
    Synonyms: intro, intrā
    Antonyms: foras, forīs, extrinsecus
  2. (from) within
  3. thoroughly
  4. deeply
    Synonym: altē


  • penitus”, in Charlton T[homas] Lewis; Charles [Lancaster] Short (1879) [] A New Latin Dictionary [], New York, N.Y.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago, Ill.: American Book Company; Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • penitus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • penitus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a thing has been vividly impressed on our[TR1] memory: aliquid in memoria nostra penitus insidet
    • to have a thorough grasp of a subject: penitus percipere et comprehendere aliquid (De Or. 1. 23. 108)
    • a thing is deeply impressed on the mind: aliquid in animo haeret, penitus insedit or infixum est
    • to impress a thing on one's memory, mind: aliquid animo mentique penitus mandare (Catil. 1. 11. 27)
    • to be well acquainted with the views of philosophers: praecepta philosophorum (penitus) percepta habere
    • he is in a suspicious mood: suspicio ei penitus inhaeret
    • to destroy superstition root and branch: superstitionem radicitus or penitus evellere