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ἀλγεινός , ή, όν,
A.painful, grievous, A.Pr.199, 240, S.OT1530, E.Med. 1037; “τὰ μέλλοντα .Th.2.39, cf. ib.43 (Comp.). Adv. “-νῶςS.Ant. 436, Pl.Grg.476c.
II. rare in pass. sense, feeling pain, suffering, S.OC1664.—Comp. and Sup. in common use ἀλγίων, ἄλγιστος (q. v.), but ἀλγεινότερος, -ότατος, Th.2.43, Pl.Grg.477d, Smp.218a, Arist. Pr.890a37, and v.l. Isoc. 14.48. Hom. form ἀλεγεινός, q.v.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 240
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 199
    • Euripides, Medea, 1037
    • Isocrates, Plataicus, 48
    • Plato, Symposium, 218a
    • Plato, Gorgias, 476c
    • Plato, Gorgias, 477d
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 436
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1664
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1530
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.39
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.43
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