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δύσχρηστ-ος , ον, (χράομαι)
A.hard to use, inconvenient, opp. εὔχρηστος, Hp.Aph.2.54, cf. Sch.Il.Oxy.221 vii 14; “ἱππικὸν στράτευμα ἐν νυκτὶ . . δ.X.Cyr.3.3.26; intractable, “κύνεςId.Cyn.3.11; of troops, Plb.4.11.8 (Sup.); δ. ἐξουσία hard to use well, Isoc.8.103; δύσχρηστα inconveniences, Cic. Att.7.5.3, cf. D.S.4.8. Adv. -τως, διακεῖσθαι to be in difficulties, unmanageable, of ships, Plb.1.61.4; of troops, “ἀπαλλάττεινId.4.64.7; “δ. ἔχεινPlu.Aem.19:—synon. for οὐ χρησίμως, Str.17.2.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 7.5.3
    • Isocrates, On the Peace, 103
    • Strabo, Geography, 17.2.4
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 3.3.26
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 3.11
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.61.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.11.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.64.7
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 2.54
    • Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus, 19
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.8
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