A.admitting of no help, without remedy, incurable, of disease, Hp.Acut. (Sp.）33; “πάθος” Plu.2.454d; of wounds, Plb.1.81.5, etc.; fatal, of poisons, Thphr.HP9.16.6; ἀ. ἔχειν τὴν ἐπικουρίαν, unserviceable, useless, D.S.20.42; “νὺξ ἀ.” Gal.19.481. Adv. “-τως” Dsc.Ther.12, Gal. 5.122.
II. of persons, helpless, LXX Ps.87(88).6, Plu.Arat.2, Epict.Ench.24; “γυνὴ χήρα καὶ ἀ.” BGU970.8 (ii A. D.).