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ἐλεεινός 1 ἔλεος

I.finding pity, pitied or moving pity, pitiable, piteous, Hom., etc.; ἐλεινὸς εἰσορᾶν piteous to behold, Aesch.; ἐλεινὸν ὁρᾷς thou lookest piteous, Soph.; ἐσθῆτ᾽ ἐλεινήν Ar.; ποιῶν ἑαυτὸν ὡς ἐλεεινότατον Dem.
2.shewing pity, pitying, ἐλ. δάκρυον a tear of pity, Od.; οὐδὲν ἐλεεινόν no feeling of pity, Plat.
II.adv. ἐλεεινῶς, in attic Poets ἐλεινῶς, pitiably, Soph.; neut. pl. ἐλεεινά as adv., Il.

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