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νωθ-ής , ές,
A.sluggish, slothful,ὄνοςIl.11.559 ; “ν. κῶλονE.HF819 ; “ἵππος -έστεροςPl.Ap. 30e ; “ν. κίνησιςArist.HA503b8 ; “τὰ γόνατα νωθήςLuc.Luct.16 ; of fire, dull, opp. ὀξύς, Thphr.HP5.9.3 (Comp.) ; of earth, opp. water, etc., Pl.Ti.86a (Sup.).
2. of the understanding, dull, stupid, κατεφαίνετο εἶναι -έστερος (sc. παῖς) Hdt.3.53 ; “νωθὴς τὸν νόονHp. Ep.17, cf. A.Pr.62, Pl.Plt.310e (Comp.).
II. neut. νωθές as Adv., Poll.4.81 : Sup. -έστατα D.C.59.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 62
    • Euripides, Heracles, 819
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.53
    • Plato, Apology, 30e
    • Plato, Statesman, 310e
    • Plato, Timaeus, 86a
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.559
    • Lucian, De luctu, 16
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 59.4
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