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absurdity

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Folly: P. and V. ἄνοια, ἡ, μωρία, ἡ, P. εὐήθεια, ἡ, V. εὐηθία, ἡ.

Ridiculousness: Ar. and P. ἀτοπία, ἡ.

It is the height of absurdity: P. ἔστι πολλὴ ἀλογία.