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δόξα 1 n2 δοκέω

I.a notion, true or false: and so,
1.expectation, ἀπὸ δόξης otherwise than one expects, Hom.; παρὰ δόξαν . . Hdt.; opp. to κατὰ δόξαν, Plat., etc.; ἀπὸ δόξης πεσέειν, Lat. spe excidere, Hdt.; δόξαν παρέχειν τινί to make one expect that, c. inf., Xen. opinion, judgment, Pind., attic δόκησις, a mere opinion, conjecture, Aesch., etc.; δόξῃ ἐπίστασθαι to imagine, suppose (but wrongly), Hdt.:—also, a fancy, vision, dream, Aesch., Eur.
II.the opinion which others have of one, estimation, reputation, credit, honour, glory, Lat. existimatio, Solon., Aesch., etc.; δόξαν φέρεσθαι, ἔχειν Thuc., etc.; τινός for a thing, Eur.:—rarely of ill repute, Dem.
2.the estimate popularly formed of a thing, id=Dem.
III.of external appearance, glory, splendour, effulgence, NTest.

1 δόξα, ης, ,

2 doc h_hs fem

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