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σύγ-χυ^σις , εως, , (συγχέω)
A.mixture, confusion, confounding, τῶν ἄλλων (v.l. ὅλων ς. Hp.Epid.6.3.1; of Babel, LXX Ge. 11.9; “ς. ποιήσασθαιPlb.30.22.7; ς. λαβεῖν to be commingled, Plu.2.990a; ς. ὅρων ib.122c; ς. litterularum, Cic.Att.6.9.1; political confusion, ς. τῆς πολιτείας ib.7.8.4, cf. Plb.14.5.8.
b. formation of a compound, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.153, al.
2. confusion, ruin, βίου, δόμων, E.Andr. 291 (lyr.), 959; “ς. τοῦ κατὰ φύσιν νόσοςThphr.CP5.8.1; ς. θανάτου μεγάλη 'indiscriminate mortality' LXX 1 Ki.5.6; “ς. λήψεταιEpicur. Fr.300.
3. Gramm., of composition, confusion, indistinctness, A.D.Pron.12.15, Synt.24.18; opp. εὐκρίνεια, Hermog.Id.1.4.
4. an injury to the eye, synchysis, Dsc.4.12, Eup.1.33, Gal.14.776, Aët. 7.58.
II. of persons, confusion, Luc.Nigr.35; ς. ἔχοντες confounded, E.IA1128; “ς. ὀμματίωνAP5.129 (Maec.).
2. confusion, SIG684.7 (Dyme, ii B.C.), Act.Ap.19.29.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 6.9.1
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 7.8.4
    • Euripides, Andromache, 291
    • Euripides, Andromache, 959
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 1128
    • Isocrates, Panegyricus, 114
    • New Testament, Acts, 19.29
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 11.9
    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 5.6
    • Plato, Republic, 379e
    • Plutarch, Alcibiades, 14
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.146
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.26
    • Polybius, Histories, 14.5.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 30.22.7
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