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πα^θ-ητικός , ή, όν,
A.capable of emotion, “δύναμιςTi.Locr.102e, cf. Porph.Abst.2.39, Jul.Or.6.183d: c. gen. rei, capable of feeling, Arist. EN1105b24.
2. sensuous, impassioned, pathetic, “ἐποποιίαId.Po. 1459b9; “λέξιςId.Rh.1408a10; ἐκ τῶν π. λέγειν describe the symptoms of emotion, ib.1417a36; τὸ π. emotional style, Cic. Orat.37. Adv. “-κῶς, λέγεινArist.Rh.1408a24; π. εἰρῆσθαι ib.1395a21.
II. receptive, passive, opp. ποιητικός, Id.GC324a7, Metaph.1021a15, Ph.255a35, al.; π. ποιότητες affective, Id.Cat.9a28; τὸ π. μόριον (sc. τῆς ψυχῆς) emotional, Id.Pol.1254b8, cf. Ph.202a23, al.; liable to πάθη, [ζῷα] Thphr. CP1.22.3; τῆς ψυχῆς τὸ φανταστικὸν καὶ π. Zeno Stoic.1.56. Adv. -κῶς, σώματα π. κινούμενα passively, without resistance or effort, Plu.2.1111e; “χωρεῖνIamb.Myst.1.18.
2. Gramm., passive, “ῥήματαD.H.Amm. 2.2, cf. 7, A.D.Synt.150.19, al. Adv. -κῶς in the passive, ib.276.20.
3. Astrol., π. ζῴδιον, = παθικόν, Vett. Val.113.24. Adv. “-κῶςPtol.Tetr.172.
4. π. στέγνωσις morbid constriction of the pores, Sor.1.29.
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    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1459b.9
    • Cicero, Orator, 37
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 172
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