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destruction

Τὸ νικᾶν αὐτὸν αὑτὸν πασῶν νικῶν πρώτη τε καὶ ἀρίστη -> The first and best victory is to conquer self.
Plato, Laws 626e

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. διαφθορά. ἡ, φθορά, ἡ, ὄλεθρος, ὁ, κατασκαφή, ἡ, ἀνάστασις, ἡ, V. ἀποφθορά, ἡ, P. καθαίρεσις; see ruin.

Utter destruction: P. ἐξώλεια, ἡ.

Such things (injustice, perjury and deceit) are their own destruction: P. τὰ τοιαῦτα περὶ αὑτὰ καταρρεῖ (Dem. 21).