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ἀπα^θής , ές,
A.not suffering or having suffered, c. gen., “. ἔργων αἰσχρῶνThgn.1177; “κακῶνHdt.1.32, 2.119, X.An.7.7.33, etc.; “ἀεικείηςHdt.3.160; “τῶν σεισμῶν τοῦ σώματοςPl.Phlb.33e; “νόσωνD.60.33, etc.; but also, without experience of,πόνωνHdt.6.12; “καλῶν μεγάλωνId.1.207: abs., A.Pers.862 (lyr.), Th.1.26; “πρός τινοςPi.P.4.297; χάριν ἴσθι ἐὼν . be grateful for going unpunished, Hdt.9.79: generally, unaffected,τὸ οἰκεῖον ὑπὸ τοῦ οἰκείου ἐστὶν .Arist.Pr.872a11, cf. Thphr.Ign.42; “πρός τιPlu.Alc.13, etc.: c. dat. modi, Luc.Nav. 44.
b. Medic., of organs, unaffected, sound,μόριαAret.SD1.7, cf. Gal.5.122; τὰ ἀπαθῆ τῶν ᾠῶν good eggs, Alex.Aphr. Pr.2.76.
II. without passion or feeling, insensible, free from emotion, Arist.Top. 125b23, cf. Rh.1378a5, 1383a28, Stoic.3.109, al., Pers.Stoic.1.99; of the Cynics, Polystr.p.20 W.; unmoved by . .,τινόςPhld.Acad. Ind.p.51 M. Adv. “-θῶς, ἔχεινPlu.Sol.20: Comp. “-έστερονPlot. 3.6.9: Sup. “-ἐσταταLongin.41.1.
2. of things, not liable to change, impassive, Arist.Metaph.1019a31,al.; “. αἱ ἰδέαιId.Top.148a20, cf. Metaph.991b26; “Ἀναξαγόρας τὸν νοῦν . φάσκωνId.Ph.256b25; “ δὲ νοῦς ἴσως θειότερόν τι καὶ ἀπαθές ἐστιν An.408b29, cf. 430a18; “οὐσία ἀσώματος καὶ .Plu.2.765a; . ὑπὸ τῶν πολλῶν unaffected by the many, Dam.Pr.60.
3. Medic., unaffected by disease, healthy,περιταμὼν ἄχρι τῶν ἀπαθῶνGal.5.122, cf. Antyll. ap. Orib.44.23.13.
III. exciting no feeling, Arist.Po.1453b39; “τὰ ἀπαθῆunemotional topics, Id.Fr.134.
IV. Gramm., not modified, of uncontracted verbs, Theodos.Can.p.36H.; of patronymics, Eust.13.17; in Metric, free from metrical licences, Ps.-Plu.Metr.p.472B.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (16):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 862
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1453b.39
    • Demosthenes, Funeral Speech, 33
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.160
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.207
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.32
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.119
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.12
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.79
    • Plato, Philebus, 33e
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.26
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.7.33
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.7
    • Plutarch, Alcibiades, 13
    • Plutarch, Solon, 20
    • Lucian, Navigium, 44
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