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in-victus , a, um, adj. 2. in,
I.unconquered, unsubdued, not vanquished; hence unconquerable, invincible; constr. with ab, in and abl. or acc., ad, contra, adversum, the simple abl., with gen. and inf. (class.).
(β). With in and abl.: “spartum in aquis, marique invictum,Plin. 19, 2, 8, § 29.—
(γ). With in and acc.: “in hostem et in mortem invictus animus,Just. 12, 15.—
(δ). With ad: “invictum ad vulnera corpus,Ov. M. 12, 167.—(ε) With contra: “crocodilus contra omnes ictus cute invicta,Plin. 8, 25, 37, § 89.—(ζ) With adversus or adversum: “adversum divitias invictum animum gerebat,Sall. J. 43, 5; so Sen. Helv. 5, 5; Tac. A. 15, 21.—(η) With simple abl.: “armis invictus,Cic. Agr. 2, 35, 95: “invicti viribus,Verg. A. 6, 394: “certamine,Ov. M. 7, 792: “cursu,id. ib. 8, 311: “caestibus,id. ib. 5, 107: “robore,Luc. 4, 608: “invictaque bello dextera,Verg. A. 6, 878: “dentes ignibus,Plin. 7, 6, 15, § 70. —(θ) With the gen. and inf. (poet.): “Cantaber hiemisque aestusque famisque Invictus, palmamque ex omni ferre labore,Sil. 3, 326.—(ι) With dat. cunctis, Luc. 4, 608; cf. Tac. Agr. 18.—(κ) Absol.: “Germani,Caes. B. G. 1, 36: “ambae invictae gentes,Verg. A. 12, 191: satis vixi, invictus enim morior, Epam. ap. Nep. Epam. 9, 4: “Hannibal,Nep. Hann. 6, 1: “nomen invicti imperatoris,Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 38, § 82: “dux,Ov. Tr. 4, 2, 44; Luc. 5, 324; 10, 346: “res publica,Cic. Par. 4, 29: “imperium,Liv. Epit. 3: “Palladis manus,Ov. Am. 3, 3, 28: “virtus,id. P. 3, 4, 111: “invictae opinionis exercitus,reputed invincible, Just. 33, 1, 3: “adamas,impenetrable, Ov. P. 4, 12, 32.—Comp.: “invictior ratio,irrefutable, Aug. de Immort. Anim. 8.—Sup.: “omnes sciunt te unum in terra vivere virtute et forma et factis invictissumum,not to be surpassed, Plaut. Mil. 1, 1, 57; Symm. Ep. 10, 78.—Hence, invictē , adv., invincibly, irrefutably (eccl. Lat.): “invictissime,Aug. Ep. 28.
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