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ἄπρακτος , Ion. ἄπρηκτος , ον, Pi.I.8(7).7 codd.:
I. Act., unavailing, unprofitable,ἄπρηκτον πόλεμονIl.2.121; ἀπρήκτους ἔριδας ib.376; “. ἐλπίςSimon.5.16, cf. Pi. l.c.; “. γίγνεταί τιD.9.40; . ἡμέραι days when no business is done, holidays, Plu.2.270a, cf. BGU 255.8(vi A. D.); restful,παῦλαB.9.8; . ἑορτή Proll.Hermog. in Rh. 4.15 W.(s. v.l.); . χρόνος period of inaction, Plb.2.31.10.
b. of a farm, untilled, Lys.7.6.
2. of persons, unsuccessful,ἄπρηκτος νέεσθαιIl.14.221; . ἀπιέναι, ἀπελθεῖν, ἀποχωρεῖν, Th.4.61,99, 1.111; “. γίγνεσθαιgain nothing, Id.2.59; “. ἀποπέμπειν τινάId.1.24: Comp., Socr.Ep.6.7. Adv. “-τωςunsuccessfully, Th.6.48; “ἄπρακτ᾽ ὀδυρόμενονin vain, B.Fr.8.
3. not taking part in the action,. κηδευτὴς χορόςArist.Pr.922b26; doing nothing, idle, Ti.Locr.104e, Arr.Epict.1.10.7. Adv. “ἀεργῶς καὶ .PFlor.295.5 (vi A. D.).
4. impotent,μόριαOrib. Fr.67, cf. Dsc.3.101. Adv. “-τως, βοηθεῖ οὐκ .Orib.Fr.129.
II. Pass., against which nothing can be done, unmanageable, incurable, ὀδύναι, ἀνίη, Od.2.79, 12.223; “μεληδόνεςSimon.39; “φόβων -ότατος καὶ ἀπορώτατος τῆς δεισιδαιμονίαςPlu.2.165d.
2. not to be done, impossible, πρᾶγμα, ἔργμα, Thgn.1075, 1031; “ἄπρηκταimpossibilities, Id.461.
3. not done, left undone, X.Mem.2.1.2, D.19.278; . ποιῆσαί τι undo it, Id.Prooem.41.
4. c. gen., κοὐδὲ μαντικῆς . ὑμῖν εἰμί not unassailed even by your divining arts, S.Ant.1035.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (17):
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 9.8
    • Demosthenes, Exordia, 41
    • Demosthenes, Philippic 3, 40
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 278
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.221
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.121
    • Homer, Odyssey, 2.79
    • Lysias, On the Olive Stump, 6
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 1035
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.111
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.24
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.61
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.48
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.1.2
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.223
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.31.10
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.59
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