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ἠλι?́θι^-ος , Dor. ἀλ- , α, ον, also ος, ον Hdt.1.60: (
A.ἤλιθα11):—idle, vain, “χόλοςPi.P. 3.11; “βέλοςA.Ag.366(anap.); “ὁδόςTheoc.16.9.
II. foolish, silly, “εὐηθίηHdt.1.60; “ἠλίθιον θάρρος θαρρεῖνPl.Phd.95c; “νόμοςPThead.25.7 (iv A.D.); freq. of persons, E.Cyc.537, Ar.Ach.443, etc.: Comp. “-ώτεροςX.Smp.3.6: Sup. “-ώτατοςAr.Ec.765; ἠλίθιόν [ἐστι] c. inf., Arist.Pol.1286a12, prob. in Antiph.58; also ἠλιθίων ἐστί is the mark of a fool, Phld.Po.5.32. Adv. “-ίως, διακεῖσθαιLys.1.10; “οἰόμενοιPl. Tht.180d, cf. Theoc.10.40: Comp. “-ώτερονJul.Gal.89a: neut. ἠλίθιον as Adv., Ar.Nu.872.
2. without sense, of the dead, Tab.Defix. Aud.43.7.
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    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 43.7
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    • Xenophon, Symposium, 3.6
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 443
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    • Julian the Emperor, Contra Galilaeos, 89a
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