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ἐλλι^πής , ές, (ἐλλείπω) Act.,
A.leaving out, omitting, “τινόςPl.Lg. 924b.
2. abs., failing, . καὶ μὴ δυνατὸς ἐπιμελεῖσθαι negligent, Pl.Lg.901c; τὸ μὴ ἐπιχειρούμενον ἀεὶ ἐλλιπὲς ἦν τῆς δοκήσεως whatever was not attempted was so much lost of their reckoning, Th.4.55, cf. 5.1; τὸ . τῆς γνώμης ὧν . . ᾠήθημεν πράξειν the failure of judgement in respect of . ., Id.4.63; τὸ . defect, Arist. Rh.1371b4; τὸ τῆς νομοθεσίας . Plb.6.49.6: Comp. -έστερος ib.11.3. Adv. ἐλλι^μεν-πῶς inadequately, deficiently, “λέγεινIsoc.Fr.3.β́.5; “πρός τι ἔχεινAret.CD1.2; “ἔχειν τινόςCod.Just.; “γεγραμμέναGal. Libr.Propr.2; opp. περιττῶς, Philostr.VS1.11: Comp. “-έστερονOGI 56.13 (iii B.C.); “. τῆς ἀληθείας εἰρηκέναιPlb.5.32.2.
III. of a number, not equal to the sum of its factors, opp. ὑπερτελής, Theo Sm. p.46H. Adv. “-πῶς Nic.p.53P.
IV. Gramm., elliptical, “φωνήS.E.P.1.188, cf.Sch.S.OT324, etc. Adv. -πῶς Sch. A.R. 1.252.
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    • Plato, Republic, 504b
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    • Polybius, Histories, 11.3
    • Aretaeus, De curatione diuturnorum morborum libri duo, 1.2
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