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distress

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

vex, annoy: P. and V. λυπεῖν, ἀνιᾶν, δάκνειν, ὄχλον παρέχειν (dat.), Ar. and P. πράγματα παρέχειν (dat.), ἐνοχλεῖν (acc. or dat.), ἀποκναίειν, Ar. and V. κνίζειν, πημαίνειν (also Plat. but rare P.), τείρειν, V. ὀχλεῖν, γυμνάζειν, ἀλγύνειν; see vex.

harass: P. and V. πιέζειν. Be distressed: P. and V. βαρύνεσθαι, κάμνειν, πονεῖν, P. ἀδημονεῖν, ἀγωνιᾶν, κακοπαθεῖν, V. θυμοφθορεῖν, μογεῖν, ἀσχάλλειν (Dem. 555, but rare P.), ἀτᾶσθαι; see be vexed, under vex. Be in difficulties: P. and V. ἀπορεῖν, V. ἀμηχανεῖν (rare P.).

subs.

vexation: P. and V. λύπη. ἡ, ἀνία, ἡ, ἀχθηδών, ἡ. sorrow, trouble: P. ταλαιπωρία, ἡ, κακοπάθεια, ἡ, V. ἆθλος, ὁ, πῆμα, τό, πημονή, ἡ, δύη, ἡ, οἰζύς, ἡ, ὀϊζύς, ἡ, Ar. and V. πόνος, ὁ, ἄχος, τό. difficulty, perplexity: P. and V. ἀπορία, ἡ.