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βα^ρύτης [υ^], ητος, , βαρύς)
A.weight, heaviness,νεῶνTh.7.62, cf. Plb.1.51.9; opp. κουφότης, Thphr.HP5.3.1; heaviness of limb, “β. ναρκώδηςPlu.2.978c; of digestion, ἀπεψία καὶ β. ib.128b.
II. of men, troublesomeness, importunity,ἀηδίαι καὶ βαρύτητεςIsoc.12.31; disagreeableness, D.18.35, Plu.Cor.30, al.; “β. φρονήματοςId.Cat.Mi. 57.
2. arrogance, Arist.Rh.1391a28; gravity,τοῦ ἤθουςPlu. Fab.I codd.
III. of sound, depth, low pitch, opp. ὀξύτης, Pl.Prt. 316a, Arist.GA778a19, de An.422b30, Aristox.Harm.p.3M., D.H. Comp.11, etc.; the grave accent, opp. ὀξύτης, Arist.Po.1456b33; absence of accent, A.D.Pron.38.15, al.
IV. Rhet., adoption of an injured tone, Aps.p.331 H.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1456b.33
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 35
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 31
    • Plato, Protagoras, 316a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.62
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.51.9
    • Plutarch, Cato Minor, 57
    • Plutarch, Caius Marcius Coriolanus, 30
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 11
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