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ψοφο-δεής , ές, (δέος)
A.frightened at every noise, shy, timid, esp. of animals, Plu.Cam.27; [“ἵπποι] ψ. καὶ εὐπτόητοιId.2.642a; of men, Pl.Phdr.257d, D.H.11.22, cf. PGrenf.2.7a). 2 (iii B. C.); name of a play of Menander: “τὸ ἐν τῇ πολιτείᾳ ψ.timidity, Plu.Nic.2. Adv. “-εῶςId.2.47b, Luc.Pr. Im.7,28, Herod.Med. ap. Orib.10.11.2, Jul.ad Ath.277c.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 257d
    • Plutarch, Camillus, 27
    • Plutarch, Nicias, 2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 11.22
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