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στέρ-ησις , also στέρ-εσις (q.v.), εως, ,
A.deprivation, loss, of a thing, “ἀρχῆςTh.2.63; “πνεύματοςPl.Lg.865b; “ς. αἰσθήσεως θάνατοςEpicur.Ep.3p.60U.; “ς. τῆς ἀναπνοῆςGal. 15.795; ς. τοῦ ὀφθαλμοῦ, ὀφθαλμῶν, i.e. blindness, Hp.Judic.42, Gal.17(1).401.
2. confiscation, “πλοίουOGI572.22 (Myra, ii/iii A.D., dub. l., fort. στέρεσις).
3. negation, privation, Arist.Rh.1408a7, Cat.12a26, Metaph.1004b27, Thphr.HP1.2.5; περὶ τῶν κατὰ στέρησιν λεγομένων on negatives, title of work by Chrysipp., Stoic.2.5.
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    • Plato, Laws, 865b
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