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μικρο-λόγος or σμικρ- , ον,
A.counting trifles, careful about trifles; and so,
1. caring about petty expenses, penurious, D.59.36, Thphr. Char.10.1, Hyp.Fr.255, etc.; σὺ δὲ μ. ἄρ᾽ οὐ θέλων καινὰς πρίασθαι (sc. ἐμβάδας) Men.109.4.
2. cavilling about trifles, captious, “μ. καὶ μεμψίμοιροςIsoc.12.8; “μ. καὶ μικρολύπουςPlu. 2.171b; petty, Pl.Smp.210d. Adv. -γως Plu.2.730b.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Demosthenes, Against Neaera, 36
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 8
    • Plato, Symposium, 210d
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 10.1
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