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ἀμέλει , properly imper. of ἀμελέω (cf.
A.ἀμέλησονLuc.DMort.5.2), never mind, do not trouble yourself, esp. to begin an answer, Ar.Nu. 877, Lib.Decl.20.18:—hence,
II. as Adv., doubtless, by all means, of course, Ar.Ach.368, Nu.488, al., Pl.Phd.82a, al., X.Mem.1.4.7, Men.Sam.8; freq. ironically, as Ar.Ra.532; freq. in Thphr.Char. to introduce a subject, 13.1, al., or a further point, 2.9, al.
2. for instance, Thphr.Char.6.3, Luc.DDeor.25.1, etc.
3. at any rate, Luc. Nigr.26, Gp.10.2.3.
4. and indeed, Phld.Ir.p.16 W., Str.1.2.34, D.H.Rh.2.2, J.AJ7.4.1; and so, Polyaen.2.22.3, 7.6.4.
5. actually, to give emphasis, Agath.2.3, al. ἀμέλεια , , indifference, negligence, Th.1.122, 5.38, etc.; θεῶν towards the gods, Pl.Lg. 905b, cf. ib.903a: also in pl., negligences, Id.R.443a, Arist.Rh.1370a15.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (18):
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 532
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 7.4.1
    • Plato, Laws, 903a
    • Plato, Laws, 905b
    • Plato, Republic, 443a
    • Plato, Phaedo, 82a
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.2.34
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.122
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.38
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.4.7
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 13.1
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 2.9
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 6.3
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 368
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 488
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 877
    • Lucian, Dialogi mortuorum, 5.2
    • Lucian, Dialogi deorum, 25.1
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