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φρόνιμ-ος , ον, also η, ον Plu.2.1070b:— one's right mind, in one's senses, S.Aj.259 (anap.).
II. showing presence of mind,ἐν τοῖς δεινοῖςX.An.2.6.7; “τὸ φ.presence of mind, Id.HG2.3.56.
III. sensible, prudent, opp. ἄφρων, Gorg. Fr.6; “ψυχήPl.Sph.247a; opp.ἀνόητος, Isoc.2.14 (Comp.); “τὸν φρόνιμον ζητοῦντας . . ὥσπερ ἀποδεδρακόταBato 2.3; “ὡς ἂν φ. ὁρίσειεArist. EN1107a1, al.; φ. περί τινος possessing sagacity or discernment in a thing, X.Cyr.1.6.15, 21 (Comp.); “περί τιPl.Grg.490b (Comp.), Isoc. 12.161 (Comp.); “εἴς τιPl.Alc.1.125a; “ἐν τῷ σίτῳ φ. καὶ μέτριοιX. Cyr.5.2.17.
2. of thoughts, acts, and the like , “φ. τι ἐργάσασθαιAr. Lys.42; φιλόπολις ἀρετή, φρόνιμος ib.547 (lyr.).
3. of birds as giving omens, “τοὺς ἄνωθεν φρονιμωτάτους οἰωνούςS.El.1058 (lyr.).
b. sagacious, of animals, Pl.Plt.263d, Arist.HA488b15, PA648a8 (Comp.), 687a8 (Sup.), GA753a11(Comp.), al.
4.τὸ φ.practical wisdom, prudence, E.Fr.52.9 (lyr.), Pl.R.586d, al.; opp. τὸ ἄφρον, Id.Phdr.235e; “ἰέναι ἐπὶ τὸ φρονιμώτερονX.Smp.8.14: pl., ἄπορος ἐπὶ φρόνιμα helpless in point of wisdom, S.OT692 (lyr.); “τὰ -ώτερα ποιεῖνIsoc.15.211.
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