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ἀσθενής σθένος

I.without strength, weak, feeble, weakly, Hdt., etc.; ἀσθενέστερος πόνον ἐνεγκεῖν too weak to bear labour, Dem.:— τὸ ἀσθενὲς ἀσθένεια, Thuc.
2.of property, weak, poor, Hdt., Eur.; οἱ ἀσθενέστεροι the weaker sort, i. e. the poor, Xen.
3.insignificant, οὐκ ἀσθενέστατος σοφιστής Hdt.; of streams, petty, small, id=Hdt.
II.adv. ἀσθενῶς, feebly, slightly, Plat.: comp. -έστερον or -έστερα id=Plat., Thuc.

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