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From penes.



penitus (feminine penita, neuter penitum); first/second declension

  1. inner, inward


First/second declension.

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 penitae penitō penitīs penitīs penitīs
Accusative penitum penitam penitum penitōs penitās penita
Ablative penitō penitā penitō penitīs penitīs penitīs
Vocative penite penita penitum penitī penitae penita


penitus (not comparable)

  1. inwardly
  2. inside
  3. (from) within
  4. thoroughly
  5. deeply


  • penitus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, 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