- the innermost parts or recesses of a place or thing.
- the most private or secret things.
Origin of penetralia
Related Words for penetraliaseclusion, isolation, solitude, quiet, sequestration, aloofness, retirement, separation, separateness, concealment, retreat, confidentiality, penetralia, heart, cranny, hollow, dent, cubicle, depression, slot
Examples from the Web for penetralia
Historical Examples of penetralia
Come, Clara; I want to explore the penetralia of this temple of Isis.'Wilfrid Cumbermede
Mr. Jonson then took me into the penetralia of his bed-room.Pelham, Complete
Into what penetralia of reminiscence this auto-dialogue carried him!Dust of the Desert
Robert Welles Ritchie
But we profane not the penetralia where even Common-Councilmen fear to tread!Merrie England In The Olden Time, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Granny Marrable was looking for something, in the penetralia of the model.When Ghost Meets Ghost
William Frend De Morgan
- the innermost parts
- secret matters