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καταδεής (A), ές, (καταδέω B)
A.wanting in, lacking, c. gen., “Χρημάτων κ. ἀγγήϊαHdt.2.121.β́: abs., of persons, needy, v.l. for ἐπιδεής, D.10.36; κ. τάφος a sorry, shabby burial, Pl.Lg.719e; κ. τὴν ἡλικίαν under age, POxy.54.2 (iii A. D.).
2. more freq. in Comp., καταδεέστερος weaker, inferior, Isoc.2.7, D.27.2, Phld.Piet.7, etc.; καταδεέστερός τινος τῷ τάχει, πρὸς τὸ φρονεῖν, Isoc.3.5,5.18, cf. Thphr. Char.Prooem.3.
II. Adv. -δεῶς, mostly in Comp., “καταδεέστερονIsoc.5.84, 6.67; “-τέρωςId.12.37; -τέρως ἔχειν περί τι to be very ill off in a thing, D.48.55; “τῶν ἀντιδίκων -τέρως ἔχειν πρὸς τὸ λέγεινArist. Rh.Al.1442a16.
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