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ὀξύτης , ητος, ,
A.sharpness, pointedness, of acute angles, Pl.Ti. 61e, cf. 56d.
II. of the senses,
1. of sound, sharpness, opp. βαρύτης, Id.Phlb. 17c, Tht. 163c.
2. of taste, pungency, acidity, in pl., Hp.VM19, Acut.61, cf. Gal.11.656.
3. of sight, Arist.HA 492a4.
III. metaph., sharpness, cleverness,τῆς ψυχῆςPhld.Rh. 2.31 S. ; σκέψεως ibid.; διαφέροντα τῇ τέχνῃ τῇ τ᾽ ὀξύτητι Philosteph. Com.I; “. ἐς τὰ πολιτικάLuc.Im.17.
IV. quickness, of motion, action, or occurrence, Critias 37 D., Pl.Chrm.160b, Plt.306c, al.; “ταῖς ὀξύτησι . . ἀκολουθεῖνD.24.95 ; . τοῦ καιροῦ the pressing occasion, Plu.Pyrrh. 2, D.S.15.43.
V. = ὀξεῖα, , v. ὀξύς 11.3d, A.D.Adv. 138.16, cf. Arist.Po.1456b33 : pl., Pl.Cra.399a.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1456b.33
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 95
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 15.43
    • Plato, Cratylus, 399a
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 163c
    • Plato, Statesman, 306c
    • Plato, Philebus, 17c
    • Plato, Charmides, 160b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 56d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 61e
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 19
    • Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 2
    • Lucian, Imagines, 17
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