A.want of strength, debility, Hp.VM10: pl., ib.19, Plu.2.791d; of medicine, want of strength, Thphr.HP9.18.4.
2. generally, inability, incapacity, Hdt.8.111, Arist.Metaph.1019b15, etc.; “ἡ τοῦ λέγειν ἀ.” Antipho 5.2, cf. Pl.Lg.646b, etc.: pl., LXX 3 Ma.2.13: c. gen., ἀ. τοῦ ἀδικεῖν for wrongdoing, Pl.R.359b; τῶν πραγμάτων for political action, Arist.Pol.1314a23; [ψυχῆς] Stoic.3.23: c. inf., Pl.R.532b.