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ὄρεξις , εως, , (ὀρέγω) general word for all kinds of
A.appetency, conation, including ἐπιθυμία, θυμός, βούλησις, An.414b2, cf. 433a13, al., Stoic.3.40, Epicur.Fr.202, Metrod.Herc.831.16, Phld. Mus.p.78 K. ; opp. φυγή, An.431a12 ; opp. ἔκκλισις, Arr. Epict.1.4.1, M.Ant.8.7.
1. c. gen. objecti, longing or yearning after a thing, desire for it, Democr.219, Pl.Def.414b, Arist.EN1119b7, de An.414b6, al.: more rarely, “. ἐπί τιPlu.2.48c ; “περί τιDemocr. 72.
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    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1139b.5
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 8.7
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