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ἄθετ-ος , ον, (τίθημι)
A.without position or place, “μονὰς οὐσία ., στιγμὴ δὲ οὐσία θετόςArist.AP0.87a36, cf. Metaph.1016b25, 1084b27, Dam.Pr.22.
2. not in its place, i.e. lying about, πλίνθος, λίθος, IG1.322i10,22.
3. not adopted, Posidipp.39, Anon.Rhythm.Oxy.9iv16.
II. wasted, useless, “χρόνοςPlb.18.9.10; unfit, to be rejected, “πρός τιD.S.11.15: c. dat., ῥευματισμοῖς, σπληνικοῖς, Dsc.1.128, 2.70.6; of persons, incompetent, PAmh.2.64.12 (ii A. D.). Adv. -τως, = ἀθέσμως, lawlessly, despotically, A.Pr.150 (lyr.); unsuitably, “ἔχειν πρός τιPlu.2.715b, Philum.Ven.2.3.
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 150
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 11.15
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.9.10
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