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μωρ-αίνω , fut. -
A.α^νῶE.Med.614: aor. “ἐμώρα_ναA.Pers.719 (troch.): —Pass., v. infr. 11: (μῶρος):—to be silly, foolish, drivel, E. l.c., X. Mem.1.1.11, Phld.Mus.p.103K., Luc.Nav.45, etc.; play the fool, Arist.EN1148b2: c. acc. cogn., πεῖραν μ. make a mad attempt, A. l.c.; οὐδεὶς . . ταῦτα μωραίνει indulges in these follies, E.Fr.282.22: euphem. of illicit love, “γυναῖκα μωραίνουσανId.Andr.674.
II. causal, make foolish, convict of folly, “ βουλὴ αὐτῶν μωρανθήσεταιLXX Is.19.11; ἐμωράνθην σφόδρα ib.2 Ki.24.10, cf. 1 Ep.Cor.1.20:—Pass., to become foolish, be stupefied, [“αἶγες] ἑστᾶσιν ὥσπερ μεμωραμμέναιArist. HA610b30 (sed cf. μωρόομαι); to become insipid, “ἐὰν τὸ ἅλας μωρανθῇEv.Matt.5.13.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 11
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 719
    • Euripides, Andromache, 674
    • Euripides, Medea, 614
    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 1.20
    • New Testament, Matthew, 5.13
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 19.11
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.1.11
    • Old Testament, 2 Samuel, 24.10
    • Lucian, Navigium, 45
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