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ἀκίν-ητος , ον, also η, ον Pi.O.9.33, IG14.1389ii 14:—
A.unmoved, motionless, Parm.8, Emp.17, etc.; of Delos, Orac. ap. Hdt.6.98, cf. Pi.P.4.57; ἐξ ἀκινήτου ποδός without stirring a step, S.Tr.875; “τὰς κινήσεις ἀκίνητοςPl.Ti. 40b; “τὸ πρῶτον κινοῦν ἀκίνητον αὐτόArist.Metaph.1012b31; ὕλη . Stoic. ap. Plu.2.1054a; ἄστρα . fixed stars, Poll.4.156.
2. idle, sluggish, ἐπ᾽ ἀκινήτοισι καθίζειν to sit in idleness, Hes.Op.750 (where others, to sit on graves, v. infr. 11.2); . φρένες a sluggish soul, Ar.Ra. 899; of the Boeotians, Alex.237; χώρα . untilled, Plu.2.38c.
II. immovable, hard to move, Pl.Sph.249a, Luc.Im.1 (in Comp.). Adv. “-τως, ἔχεινIsoc.13.12, cf. Pl.Euthphr.11d.
b. of property, realty, Olymp. Hist.p.458 D., Cod.Just., al.
2. not to be stirred, inviolate, “τάφοςHdt.1.187: esp. prov. of sacred things, “κινεῖν τὰ ἀκίνηταId.6.134, cf. Pl.Tht.181a:—hence, that must be kept secret, “τἀκίνητ᾽ ἔπηS.OC624; “τἀκίνητα φράσαιId.Ant.1060.
3. of persons, etc., not to be shaken, steadfast, ib.1027; “νοῦς ἀκίνητος πειθοῖPl.Ti.51e; “ἕξις . ὑπὸ φόβουId.Def.412a; “πρὸς τὸ θεῖονPlu.2.165b.
4. unalterable, “κοινότητεςPhld.Sign.25.
5. c. gen., inseparable from, PMag.Berol.1.80,165.
III. Adv. -τως, v. supr. 11.1.
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