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ἀκρατ-ής , ές, (κράτος)
A.powerless, impotent, “γῆραςS.OC1236; “παιδίαHp.Aër.10; of paralysed limbs, IG4.951.22 (Epid.), Aret.SD1.7.
2. in Law, invalid, “πρῆσιςGDI5653 (Chios), cf. IG12(8).267.12 (Thasos).
II. c. gen. rei, not having power or command over a thing, “γλώσσηςA.Pr.884; φωνῆς, παντὸς τοῦ σώματος, ἑωυτοῦ, Hp.Morb.1.3, Art.48, Morb.2.6; “ὀργῆςTh.3.84; “θυμοῦPl.Lg.869a; . τῶν χειρῶν, of persons with their hands tied, D.H.1.38; intemperate in the use of a thing, ἀφροδισίων, οἴνου, X.Mem.1.2.2, Oec.12.11; . κέρδους, τιμῆς intemperate in pursuit of them, Arist.EN1147b33; with Preps., “. πρὸς τὸν οἶνονId.HA594a10; “περὶ τὰ πόματαId.PA691a3: c. inf., . εἴργεσθαί τινος unable to refrain from . ., Pl.Sph.252c. Adv. -τῶς, Ion. “-τέως, διακεῖσθαιHp.Acut.(Sp.)55.
2. abs. in moral sense, without command over oneself or one's passions, incontinent, Arist.EN1145b11; “. στόμαAr.Ra.838; “νηδύςAristias 3. Adv. “ἀκρατῶς, ἔχειν πρός τιPl. Lg.710a.
3. of things, uncontrolled, immoderate, “δαπάνηAP 9.367 (Luc.); οὖρον . . ἀκρατές incontinence of urine, Aret.SA1.6; cf. ἀκρα^τί.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 884
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 838
    • Plato, Laws, 710a
    • Plato, Laws, 869a
    • Plato, Sophist, 252c
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1236
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.84
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.2.2
    • Xenophon, Economics, 12.11
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 48
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.7
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 1), 1.6
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.38
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