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σώφρων 1 σῶς, φρήν

I.of sound mind, Lat. sanae mentis:— hence sensible, discreet, wise, Hom., Hdt., Xen.
II.having control over the sensual desires, temperate, self-controlled, moderate, chaste, sober, Trag., Plat., etc.:—so, ς. γνώμη Aesch.; ς. ἀριστοκρατία Thuc.
III.adv. -όνως, Hdt.—comp. σωφρονέστερον, Thuc.; so, ἐπὶ τὸ σωφρονέστερον Hdt.:—but -εστέρως, Eur.:—Sup. -έστατα, Isocr.

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