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without passage, and so:
I.of places, impassable, pathless, trackless, Xen., etc.
II.of circumstances, hard to see one's way through, impracticable, very difficult, Hdt., attic: ἄπορα, τά, straits, difficulties, Hdt., Xen.; so, εἰς ἄπορον ἥκειν, πίπτειν Eur., Ar.; ἐν ἀπόρωι εἶναι at a loss, Thuc.:—comp., ἀπορώτερος more difficult, id=Ar.
2.hard to get, scarce, Plat.
III.of persons, hard to deal with, impracticable, unmanageable, Hdt., Plat.: c. inf., ἄπ. προσμίσγειν, προσφέρεσθαι impossible to have any dealings with, Hdt.: so, absol., ἄνεμος ἄπ. id=Hdt.
2.without means or resources, at a loss, helpless, Soph., etc.; ἄπορος ἐπὶ φρόνιμα, ἐπ᾽ οὐδέν id=Soph.; of soldiers, οἱ ἀπορώτατοι the most helpless, worst equipt, Thuc.
3.poor, needy, Lat. inops, id=Thuc., Plat.
IV.adv. 3 a)po/rws, a)p. e)/xei moi I am at a loss, Eur.: comp. -ώτερον, Thuc.

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