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ἀτέλ-εστος , ον,
A.without end, issue, or effect, unaccomplished,ἅλιον θεῖναι πόνον ἠδ᾽ .Il.4.26, cf. 57,168, Od.2.273; “σῖτον ἔδοντες μὰψ αὔτως .16.111; “τὰ δέ κεν θεὸς τελέσειεν κ᾽ ἀτέλεστ᾽ εἴη8.571, cf. Tab.Defix.Aud.68b: rare in Prose, of prayers, not deserving of accomplishment, Antipho 1.22; . κῶνος truncated cone, Hero *Stereom.1.16: neut. pl. as Adv., inconclusively,. λαλεῖνAP12.21 (Strat.).
II. uninitiated in. . , c. gen., “βακχευμάτωνE.Ba.40: metaph., “. ἱερῶν καὶ μυστηρίων τῆς πολιτείαςPlu.Flam.2: abs., “. καὶ ἀμύητοςPl.Phd.69c, cf. Arist.Rh.1419a4, Phld.Acad.Ind.p.4 M.; “. τῷ θεῷAel.VH3.9; prob. unmarried, Tab. Defix.Aud.68a.
III. = ἀτελής III, “χώραD.Prooem.55.
IV. endless, eternal, Parm.8.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Antiphon, Against the Stepmother for Poisoning, 22
    • Demosthenes, Exordia, 55
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 40
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.26
    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.571
    • Homer, Odyssey, 16.111
    • Homer, Odyssey, 2.273
    • Plato, Phaedo, 69c
    • Plutarch, Titus Flamininus, 2
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 3.9
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