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εὐσχήμ-ων , ον, gen. ονος, (σχῆμα)
A.elegant in figure, mien and bearing, graceful, opp. ἀσχήμων, Pl.R.413e, al.; “ἀλεκτρυώνCratin. 108; τὰ εὐ. ἡμῶν (sc. μόρια) 1 Ep.Cor.12.24: Comp. -έστερος more respectable, Pl.R.554e: Sup. -έστατοι, πονεῖν ἵπποιX.Eq.11.12.
2. in bad sense, with an outside show of goodness, specious in behaviour, “εἴς τιναE.Med.584.
II. of things, decent, becoming, “λόγοιId.Hipp. 490, D.60.9; “πρᾶγμα οὐδαμῶς εὔσχημον λέγεινAeschin.3.162; “λέγειν εὐσχήμοναArist.EN1128a7; τὸ εὔσχημον decorum, Pl.R.401c, Lg. 797b. Adv. -μόνως with grace and dignity, like a gentleman, Ar.V. 1210, X.Cyr.1.3.8, Arist.EN1101a1; “ζῆνPhld.Herc.1251.18: Comp -έστερον, ἔχεινPl.Epin.981a; “τι φέρεινD.60.35: Sup. -έστατα IG 22.1034.11.
2. later also, noble, honourable, in rank (condemned by Phryn.309), Ev.Marc.15.43, Act.Ap.13.50, J.Vit.9, Vett.Val.66.7, al.; εὐ. the noble lady, PFlor.16.20 (iii A.D.).
b. title of a village magistrate, in pl., “εὐ. κώμηςBGU147 (ii/iii A.D.): sg., οἰκία τοῦ εὐ. PRyl.236.15 (iii A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (18):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 162
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1210
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1101a.1
    • Demosthenes, Funeral Speech, 9
    • Demosthenes, Funeral Speech, 35
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 490
    • Euripides, Medea, 584
    • Flavius Josephus, Life of Josephus, 9
    • Plato, Laws, 797b
    • Plato, Republic, 401c
    • Plato, Republic, 413e
    • Plato, Republic, 554e
    • Plato, Epinomis, 981a
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.3.8
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 11.12
    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 12.24
    • New Testament, Acts, 13.50
    • New Testament, Mark, 15.43
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