A.wetness, moisture, either in abstract or concrete sense, fluidity or a fluid, Hp.VM22, Aph.3.24, Pl.Phlb.32a, Arist.PA653a33; ὑ. τῆς χειρός dampness (from sweat), Plu.Cat.Ma.20: pl., Arist.GA760b4, Mete.352b13.
II. pliancy, suppleness, “ἡ ἐκ τῶν ἄρθρων ὑ.” Hp.Art.8, cf. X. An.5.8.15; τοῦ σώματος, of serpents, Arist.GA718a30; of bears, Id.HA594b6; “τῆς χειρός” Plu.2.67e.
b. of a flame, flickering motion, lambency, E.Ph.1256.
2. metaph. of persons, ductility of disposition, the quality of being easily moved, “ὑ. τοῦ ἤθους” Lycurg.33, Arist.VV1250b32; “ἕξεως” Plu.2.680d; but ὑ. βίου a voluptuous course of life, Crobyl.4; cf. “ὑγρός” 11.7.
3. fluency, prob. for γυρ- in Phld.Po.Herc. 1677 Fr.21 (of Homer).