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I.of persons, unable to do a thing, c. inf., Hdt., Eur., etc.
2.absol. without strength, powerless, Hdt., Eur., etc.; οἱ ἀδύνατοι men disabled for service, incapable, Aeschin., etc.; ἀδύνατος χρήμασι poor, Thuc.; εἴς τι Plat.:—of ships, disabled, Hdt.:— τὸ ἀδ. want of strength, Plat.; τὰ ἀδ. disabilities, Dem.
II.of things, that cannot be done, impossible, Eur., Plat., etc.; ἀδύνατόν ορ ἀδύνατά [ἐστι], it is impossible, Hdt., etc.: τὸ ἀδ. impossibility, id=Hdt.; τολμᾶν ἀδύνατα, ἀδυνάτων ἐρᾶν Eur.

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