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δυσχερ-αίνω , impf.
A.ἐδυσχέραινονPl.Tht.169d: aor. “ἐδυσχέρα_ναS.OC1282, Isoc.12.201: aor. Pass. “ἐδυσχεράνθηνPlu.2.820f: (δυσχερής):—to be unable to endure or put up with, to be disgusted at, c. acc., Isoc.14.46, Pl.Tht.195c, D.19.116, etc.; “θεούςPl.Lg.900a; “δ. τὸ γενέσθαι τιX.HG7.4.2; “τὸ ἀδικεῖνPl.R.362b: c. acc. et part., to be annoyed at his doing, Aeschin.1.158.
2. mostly intr., feel dislike, disgust or annoyance, to be displeased, “περί τινοςAnd.3.35; τινί at a thing, D.55.11; “ἐπί τινιIsoc.1.26; “πρός τιD.H.Th.34, Plu. Pyrrh.21; “κατά τινοςLuc.Nav.10; also δ. ἑαυτῷ to have misgivings, Arist.Metaph.984a29:—Pass., to be hateful, “ὄνομα δυσχεραινόμενονPlu.Publ.1; “δ. ὑπὸ πολλῶνId.Cic.24.
3. c. inf., scorn to do a thing, Pl.R.388a: c. acc., δ. τι τῶν λεχθέντων feel qualms about, Id.Plt.294a; ταῦτ᾽ οὐκ ἐδυσχέραινεν felt no scruple about, Aeschin.1.54; to be fastidious, “περὶ τὰ μαθήματαPl.R.475b.
II. causal, cause annoyance, ῥήματ᾽ τέρψαντά τι δυσχεράναντ' S.OC1282; δ. τὴν ὁδόν make it difficult, App.Ill.18:—Pass., to be disagreeable, “τοῖς ἀκούουσιArist.Rh.Al.1432b19: abs., ib.1437a33.
III. δ. ἐν τοῖς λόγοις to make difficulties in argument, to be captious, Pl.Grg. 450e.
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    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 158
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 54
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    • Demosthenes, Against Callicles, 11
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 201
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    • Plato, Theaetetus, 169d
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    • Plutarch, Cicero, 24
    • Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 21
    • Lucian, Navigium, 10
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 34
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