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νοσέω 1 νόσος be sick, ill, to ail, whether in body or mind, Hdt., attic; τῆς πόλεως οὔπω νενοσηκυίας not yet having suffered from the plague, Thuc.; ν. ὀφθαλμούς to be affected in the eyes, Plat.; τὸ νοσοῦν, νόσος, Soph.:—also of things, γῆ νοσεῖ Xen.
2.of passion, ν. μάτην to be mad, Soph.; θολερῷ χειμῶνι νοσήσας id=Soph.
3.generally, to be in an unsound state, to suffer, νοσεῖ τὰ τῶν θεῶν Eur.; ν. τι τῶν ἀπορρήτων κακῶν id=Eur.:—of states, to suffer from faction, be in disorder, Hdt.

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