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ἔννοια , , (νοῦς)
A.act of thinking, reflection, cogitation (“συντονία διανοίαςPl.Def.414a); “ἄξιον ἐννοίαςId.Lg.657a,al.
2. notion, conception,χρόνου ἔννοιαId.Ti.47a; “ἐν ταῖς περὶ τὸ ὂν . . ἐννοίαιςId.Phlb. 59d; . λαβεῖν to form an idea, opp. αἴσθησιν λαβεῖν, Id.Phd.73c; “τοῦ καλοῦ . ἔχεινArist.EN1179b15; “ἐννοίας χάριν λέγεινId.Metaph. 1073b12; ἔννοιαι, opp. φαντασίαι, αἰσθήσεις, Id.MA701b17; “κατὰ ἀθρόαν .Epicur.Ep.1p.23U. (but κατὰ πᾶσαν . θυμοῦ every kind, variety of anger, Phld.Ir.p.90 W.); “δοξαστικαὶ .Epicur.Sent.24; “εἰς . ἔρχεσθαί τινοςPlb.1.57.4; εἰς . τινὸς ἄγειν τινά ib.49.10; κοινὴ . the common notion, Id.10.27.8; κοιναὶ . axioms, heading in Euc.; general ideas, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.154, etc.; ψιλὴ . mere, i.e. vague, notion, Simp. in Ph.18.1.
3. intent, E.Hel.1026; ἔννοιαν λαβεῖν form a design, Id.Hipp.1027; intention of a testator, Is.1.13; “. ἔχειν περί τιPl.Lg.769e; . ἐμποιεῖν put an idea into one's head, Isoc.5.150; “. ἐμπίπτει τινίX.An.3.1.13.
4. good sense, better judgement,παρὰ τὴν ἔννοιανPlu.2.1077d.
II. sense of a word, D.C.69.21.
III. Rhet., thought, opp. diction (λέξις), Hermog.Id.2.4, cf. Prog.6.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1179b.15
    • Euripides, Helen, 1026
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 1027
    • Isaeus, Cleonymus, 13
    • Isocrates, To Philip, 150
    • Plato, Laws, 657a
    • Plato, Laws, 769e
    • Plato, Phaedo, 73c
    • Plato, Philebus, 59d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 47a
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.1.13
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.27.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.57.4
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 69.21
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