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κι_ν-ητικός , ή, όν,
A.of or for putting in motion, “μόριαArist.Pol.1290b31; νεῦρα motor nerves, Gal.8.208; “κ. βηχέωνHp.Aph.5.24; “ἱδρώτωνDsc.5.112; “οὔρωνXenocr. ap. Orib.2.58.50; ἐξ ἑαυτοῦ μόνον κ. spontaneous, Epicur.Nat.28.7: Sup. -ώτατος Arist.Mete.365b30. Adv. -“κῶςProcl. in Alc.p.52 C.
2. metaph., urging on, exciting, “λόγος κ. πρὸς ἀρετήνAristo Stoic.1.88; “τὸ -ώτατον τῶν ὄχλωνPhld.Rh.1.198 S., D.H.Isoc.13: abs., stimulating, X.Oec.10.12; “τὸ μέλος κ. φύσειPhld.Mus.p.71 K.; τὸ μήτε ὁρμῆς μήτε ἀφορμῆς -κὸν [ἀδιάφορον] Stoic.3.28, cf. 40, al.
3. turbulent, seditious, Plb.1.9.3, D.S.19.14, etc.
II. (from Pass.) movable, mobile, Pl.Ti.58d, Arist.HA590a33, GA775a7 (Comp.), Plu.2.945f, 952e.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Plato, Timaeus, 58d
    • Xenophon, Economics, 10.12
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.9.3
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.24
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 19.14
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Isocrate, 13
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