previous next
αὐστηρός , ά, όν, (αὕω)
A.harsh, rough, bitter,ὕδωρPl.Phlb.61c, cf. Ti.65d; οἶνος αὐ., opp. γλυκύς, Hp.Acut.52, Fract.29, Arist.Pr.872b35, 934a34; “ὀσμή An.421a30; of country, rugged,τόποιOGI 168.57 (i B.C.): metaph., harsh, crabbed,ποιητήςPl.R.398a (Comp.); severe, unadorned, πραγματεία ἔχει αὐ. τιPlb.9.1.2, cf. D.H.Dem. 47; “γυμνάδος αὐστηρὸν . . πόνονsevere, Epigr.Gr.201. Adv. “-ρῶς, κατεσκευάσθαιD.H.Dem.43.
b. in moral sense, rigorous, austere, Arist.EE1240a2; “τοῖς βίοιςPlb.4.20.7 (Sup.), cf. Phld.Hom.p.23 O. (Comp.); “αὐ. καὶ αὐθάδηςD.H.6.27, cf. Stoic.3.162, Vett. Val.75.11; strict, exacting, Ev.Luc.19.21, PTeb.315.19 (ii A. D.); αὐστηρότερον, τό, excessive rigour, BGU140.18 (ii A. D.). Adv. “-ρῶςSatyr.Vit.Eur. Fr.39 iv 19: Comp. “-ότερονLXX 2 Ma.14.30.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide References (10 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Plato, Republic, 398a
    • Plato, Philebus, 61c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 65d
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.20.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.1.2
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 29
    • Old Testament, 2 Maccabees, 14.30
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 6.27
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 43
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 47
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: