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ἀσθεν-ής , ές,
A.without strength, weak,
2. in mind, and the like , “τὸ . τῆς γνώμηςthe weakness, Th. 2.61.
4. in property, weak, poor,οἱ χρήμασιν ἀσθενέστεροιHdt.2.88: abs., “ τ᾽ . πλούσιός τεE.Supp. 433; οἱ ἀσθενέστεροι the weaker sort, i.e. the poor, X.Cyr.8.1.30, cf. Lys.1.2.
5. insignificant,οὐκ ἀσθενέστατος σοφιστὴς ἙλλήνωνHdt.4.95; paltry,. σόφισμαA.Pr.1011; of streams, petty, small, Hdt.2.25; of fluids, of small specific gravity, Id.3.23; ἐς ἀσθενὲς ἔρχεται comes to nothing, Id.1.120. Adv.“-νῶςfeebly, without energy, Pl. R.528b; on slight evidence,ἀπαγγέλλεσθαιOnos.Praef.: Comp. “ἀσθενεστέρως, ἐπιθυμεῖνPl.Phdr.255e; “-έστερονId.Chrm.172b; “-έστεραTh.1.141.
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