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ἄμετρος , ον,
A.without or beyond measure, immense,κακόνSimon. 37.16 codd.; opp. μετρητός, Pl.Lg.820c. Adv. “-τρωςId.Phd.86c, etc.: neut. pl. as Adv., Babr.11.10.
2. immoderate, in moral sense, Pl.Lg.690e, etc. Adv. “-τρωςX.Cyr.1.6.34.
3. neverceasing,τέττιγεςSimon.174.
4. disproportionate, Pl.Ti.87e: Sup. “-ότατοςmost unequal, Cleom.1.7.
II. without metre, prosaic, opp. ἔμμετρος, Arist.Po.1451b1, D.H.Comp.3, etc. Adv. “-τρωςunmetrically, Critias 4; not in metre, Poll.1.19.
III. ἄμετρος, = βάτος, Dsc.4.37.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1451b.1
    • Plato, Laws, 690e
    • Plato, Laws, 820c
    • Plato, Phaedo, 86c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 87e
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.6.34
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 3
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