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μικρο-λογία or σμικρ- (v. μικρός), ,
A.meanness, stinginess, Thphr.Char.10, Plb.31.27.16.
II. pettiness, Pl.R.486a, Arist.Metaph.995a10, Plot.1.4.7; hair-splitting, Isoc.13.8, etc.: pl., meticulous arguments, 'logic-chopping', Pl.Hp.Ma. 304b; minutiae, in Art, D.H.Comp.25.
2. disparagement, depreciating language, Isoc.15.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Isocrates, Against the Sophists, 8
    • Isocrates, Antidosis, 2
    • Plato, Republic, 486a
    • Plato, Greater Hippias, 304b
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 10
    • Polybius, Histories, 31.27.16
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 25
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