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appetite

Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

desire: P. and V. ἐπιθυμία, ἡ.

appetite for food: P. and V. γαστήρ, ἡ.

hunger: P. πεῖνα, ἡ.

Appetite for, desire for: P. and V. ἐπιθυμία, ἡ (gen.), πόθος, ὁ (gen.) (Plat. but rare P.); see desire.

A slave to one's appetite: P. γαστρὸς ἥσσων (Xen.), V. νηδύος ἡσσημένος (Eur., Frag.).

Measuring happiness by appetite and base desires: τῇ γαστρὶ μετροῦντες καὶ τοῖς αἰσχίστοις τὴν εὐδαιμονίαν (Dem. 324).