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ἀπίθα^νος [ι^], ον,
A.incredible, unlikely, Pl.Lg.663e, Arist.Po.1461b12; “φαντασίαιStoic.2.25: Comp. “ἔτι -ώτερον εἰ . .Str.1.2.22.
2. of persons, not to be trusted or relied on, πρός τι in a matter, Aeschin. 2.3.
b. unpersuaded, unconvinced,. ἂν εἴηPl.Prm.133c.
II. not having confidence to do a thing, c. inf., Plu.Nic.3.
III. not persuasive, unconvincing,λόγοςPl.Phdr.265b, cf. Arist.Rh.1406b14, 1408b22; “ὁρίζειν τὸν ἀριθμὸν ἀπίθανονAel.Tact.8.1; . λέγειν, of persons, Plu.2.812e, cf. 819c; “. ζωγράφοςLuc.Ind.22; “. ἐν τῇ ὑποκρίσειId.Pseudol.16. Adv.“-νωςnot persuasively, coarsely, rudely, Isoc.5.26, D.H.Lys.17, Epicur.Ep.2p.35U., etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 3
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1461b.12
    • Isocrates, To Philip, 26
    • Plato, Laws, 663e
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 265b
    • Plato, Parmenides, 133c
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.2.22
    • Plutarch, Nicias, 3
    • Lucian, Adversus indoctum et libros multos ementem, 22
    • Lucian, Pseudologista, 16
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Lysia, 17
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