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δύσ-φορος , ον,
A.hard to bear, heavy, “θώρακεςX.Mem.3.10.13.
2. mostly of sufferings, hard to bear, grievous, θάμβος, μέριμνα, Pi.N.1.55, Fr. 248; ἄτα, βίος, A.Eu.372 (lyr., codd.), Ag.859, etc.; δ. γνῶμαι false, blinding fancies, S.Aj.51; τὰ δ. our troubles, sorrows, Id.OT87, cf. El.144 (lyr.); “δύσφορόν [ἐστι]X.Cyr.1.6.17. Adv. “δυσφόρως, διάγειν τὴν νύκταHp.Epid.5.95; “δ. φέρεινId.Aph.1.18 (Sup.), Hdn.1.8.4; “δ. ἔχεινS.OT770; impatiently, τοὔνειδος ἦγον ib.783.
3. of food, oppressive, X.Cyr.1.6.17.
4. bearing bad crops, “χώραMen.Rh. p.345 S.
II. (from Pass.) moving with difficulty, slow of motion, “σώματαPl.Ti.74e; “ἵπποςX.Eq.1.12 (Comp.).
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