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ἄμουσ-ος , ον,
A.without song, of fishes, Emp. 74; but usu. without the Muses, i.e. without taste or refinement, rude, E.Ion526, Ar.V.1074; “. καὶ ἀφιλόσοφοςPl.Sph.259e; . ἡδονή, ἁμαρτήματα, gross pleasure, faults, Pl.Phdr.240b, Lg.863c; . ἐστι, c. inf., it is incongruous, Ar.Th.159; τῶν Λειβηθρίων ἀμουσότερος, prov. for lowest degree of mental cultivation, Zen.1.79: Sup., “γλῶττα -οτάτηAgath.2.28. Adv. “-ωςPl.Hp.Ma.292c.
II. of persons, unmusical, Id.Sph.253b, al.
2. of sounds, unmusical, discordant,ἄμουσ᾽ ὑλακτεῖνE.Alc.760; “ἀμουσόταται ᾠδαίPh.807, etc. Adv. “-ωςJul.Or.8.247d.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 159
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1074
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 760
    • Euripides, Ion, 526
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 807
    • Plato, Laws, 863c
    • Plato, Sophist, 259e
    • Plato, Sophist, 253b
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 240b
    • Plato, Greater Hippias, 292c
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