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weakness

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. ἀσθένεια, ἡ (rare V.), P. ἀρρωστία, ἡ.

Powerlessness: P. ἀδυνασία, ἡ.

Want of energy: P. μαλακία, ἡ.

Worthlessness: P. and V. φαυλότης, ἡ.

Defect: P. and V. ἁμαρτία, ἡ; see defect.

This is a source of weakness to most states: V. ἐν τῷδε γὰρ κάμνουσιν αἱ πολλαὶ πόλεις (Eur., Hec. 306).