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αἴσθ-ησις , εως, ,
A.sense-perception, sensation, Philol.13, Archyt.1, Arist.APo. 99b35; τοῦ σώματος αἴ. Hp.VM9; πρὸς αἴσθησιν perceptibly, Ptol. Alm.1.10, etc.: in pl., the senses, Democr.9, al.; δι᾽ ἑπτὰ σχημάτων αἱ αἰ. Hp.Vict.1.23, cf. Pl.Tht.156b, etc.: in sg. of the several senses, τοῦ ὁρᾶν αἴ. Id.R.507e; ἀπ᾽ ὄψεως τινος ἄλλῃς αἰ. Id.Phlb.39b; organ or seat of sensation, X.Mem.1.4.6; “πάσα, τὰς αἰ. ἐν τῇ κεφαλῇ εἶναιArist.Fr.95, cf. Pr.958b16; αἴ. πημάτων perception, sense of . . , E.El.290; esp. of pain, Vett. Val. 113.10. al.; also of the mind, perception, knowledge of a thing, “ἐν αἰ. γενέσθαι τινόςPlu.Luc.11, etc.; αἴ. ἔχειν τινός, = αἰσθάνεσθαί τινος, have a perception of a thing, Pl.Ap. 40c; “περὶ ὑμῶνTht.192b; “πᾶσαν αἴσθησιν αἰσθάνεσθαιPhdr.240d; “λαμβάνεινIsoc.1.47; “ἐν αἰ. εἶναιPlot.4.7.15:—also of things, αἴσθησιν ἔχειν give a perception, i.e. become perceptible, serving as Pass. to αἰσθάνομαι, Th.2.61; more freq. “αἴσθησιν παρέχεινId.3.22, X.An.4.6.13, etc.; “αἴ. ποιῆσαί τινιAntipho 5.44, cf. D.10.7; αἴ. παρέχειν τινός furnish the means of observing, Th.2.50; “αἴ. ἐγένετο περί τινοςD.48.16.
II. in object. sense, impressions of sense, Arist.Metaph.980a22; stage-effects, Po. 1454b16; αἰσθήσεις θεῶν visible appearances of the gods, Pl.Phd.111b.
2. display of feeling, Arist.Rh.1386a32 (v.l.).
3. in hunting, scent, X.Cyn.3.5 (pl.).—Confined to Prose in early writers, exc. E. l.c., Antiph.196.5.
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