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ἄμορφ-ος , ον,
A.misshapen, unsightly,γυνήHdt. 1.196; “γῆραςThgn.1021; “στολήν γ᾽ ἄμορφον ἀμφὶ σὼμ᾽ ἔχειςE.Hel. 554: metaph., “μῦθοςPl.Lg.752a: Sup. ἀμορφέστατος (as if from ἀμορφής) Hdt. l.c.: regul. Comp. “-ότεροςX.Smp.8.17: Sup. “-ότατοςPlu.Mar.2, etc. Adv. “-φωςuglily, Luc.Am.41.
II. without form, shapeless, Pl.Ti.51a: c. gen., . ἐκείνων ἁπασῶν τῶν ἰδεῶν without partaking of their form, ib.50d; “ ὕλη τὸ . ἔχει πρὶν λαβεῖν τὴν μορφήνArist.Ph.191a10.
III. metaph., degrading, Pl.Lg. 855c.
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    • Euripides, Helen, 554
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.196
    • Plato, Laws, 752a
    • Plato, Laws, 855c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 50d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 51a
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 8.17
    • Plutarch, Caius Marius, 2
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