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μα^λα^κ-ία , Ion. -ιη, , (μαλακός)
A.softness, Hp.Aër.20: hence, of persons, moral weakness, opp. καρτερία, Arist.EN1150a31, cf. Hdt.6.11, Th.1.122, Lys.10.11, X.Smp.8.8, D.11.22, etc.; “τῇ σαυτοῦ ζυγομάχει μ.Men.201.5.
2. = κιναιδεία, Ph.2.306, Plu.CG4, D.C.58.4.
3. weakliness, sickness, LXX Ge.42.4, Ev.Matt.4.23, Ps.-Hdt.Vit.Hom.36, POxy.1151.27 (v A. D.); μ. σώματος, opp. ψυχῆς, Phld.Mus.p.30 K.
II. calmness of the sea, malacia ac tranquillitas, Caes.BG3.15.3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Demosthenes, Reply to Philip, 22
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.11
    • Lysias, Against Theomnestus 1, 11
    • New Testament, Matthew, 4.23
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.122
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 8.8
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 42.4
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 58.4
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