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ὑπόνοια , , (ὑπονοέω)
A.suspicion, conjecture, guess, Ar.Pax993 (pl., anap.); “τοῦ μὴ συνειληφέναιSor.2.54, cf. Gal.6.663; ὑπόνοιαι τῶν μελλόντων notions formed of future events, Th.5.87; “ . τῶν ἔργωνId.2.41, cf. E.Ph.1133; in bad sense, “ὑπόνοιαι πλασταίD.48.39, cf. Men.Mon.732.
2. suggestion, Phld.Mus.p.71 K.; imputation, Id.D.1.13.
II. the real meaning which lies at the bottom of a thing, deeper sense,τὰς . οὐκ ἐπίστανταιX.Smp.3.6; esp. covert meaning (such as is conveyed by myths and allegories), “ . . νέος οὐχ οἷός τε κρίνειν ὅτι τε . καὶ μήPl.R.378d, cf. Plu.2.19e; opp. αἰσχρολογία, Arist.EN1128a24; “καθ᾽ ὑπόνοιανby insinuation, covertly, Plb.28.4.5, D.H.Rh.9.1; “δι᾽ ὑπονοιῶνAlciphr.2.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 993
    • Demosthenes, Against Olympiodorus, 39
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1133
    • Plato, Republic, 378d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.87
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.41
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 3.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 28.4.5
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