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ἀτεν-ής , ές,
A.stretched, strained,κισσόςS.Ant.826 (lyr.); freq. of the eyes, staring, Arist.HA492a11; “τὸ . τῆς ὄψεως καὶ ἄτεγκτονD.H.5.8; “τὴν ὄψιν εἰς τὸ . ἀπερείδεσθαιintently, Luc.Icar.12.
2. intense, excessive,ὀργαίA.Ag.71 (lyr.); “ὀδυρμοίCall.Fr.1.7 P.
3. straight, direct, ἥκω δ᾽ ἀτενὴς ἀπ᾽ οἴκων straight from home, E.Fr.65.
4. of diseases, obstinate, ἰσχιάς prob. for ἀγεννής in Archig. ap. Aët.12.1.
II. of men's minds and speech, intent, earnest,ἀτενεῖ . . νόῳHes.Th.661, Pi.N.7.88; ἁπλοῖ καὶ ., of men, Pl.R.547e; “. παρρησίαE.Fr.737; “. ψυχήLuc.Nigr.4.
2. unbending, stubborn,. ἀτεράμων τεAr.V.730 (lyr.); “ἀστένακτος καὶ .D.H.5.8: Comp., Phld. Lib.p.44 O.
III. Adv. ἀτενῶς, Ion. “-έωςHp.Prorrh.1.24; “. ἐμβλέπεινAgatharch.41; δυσπειθῶς καὶ . ἔχειν πρός τι to be obstinately averse to, Plu.Galb.25:—more freq. in neut., ἀτενὲς ἴκελοι exceeding like , Pi.P.2.77; . ἀπ᾽ ἀοῦς from dawn onwards, Epich.124.1; “καταμαθεῖν .Id.172.4; “. τηρεῖνDiph.61; “. βλέπεινPlb.18.53.9.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 71
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 730
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 661
    • Plato, Republic, 547e
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 826
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.53.9
    • Plutarch, Galba, 25
    • Lucian, Icaromenippus, 12
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 5.8
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