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#149 - αἰσχρόν

from (G150)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
  1. shame, base, dishonourable
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

αἰσχρός, ά, όν, also ός, όν APl. 4.151: (αἶσχος):

I in Hom., causing shame, dishonouring, reproachful, νείκεσσεν.. αἰσχροῖς ἐπέεσσιν Il. 3.38, etc. Adv. αἰσχρῶς, ἐνένισπεν 23.473.

II opp. καλός:

1. of outward appearance, ugly, ill-favoured, of Thersites, Il. 2.216, cf. h.Ap. 197, Hdt. 1.196 (Comp.), etc.; deformed, Hp. Art. 14 (Sup.); αἰσχρῶς χωλός with an ugly lameness, ib. 63: but commonly,

2. in moral sense, shameful, base, Hdt. 3.155, A. Th. 685, etc.; αἰσχροῖς γὰρ αἰσχρὰ πράγματ' ἐκδιδάσκεται S. El. 621; αἰσχρόν [ἐστι], c. inf., Il. 2.298, S. Aj. 473, etc.; αἰσχρόν, εἰ πύθοιτό τις ib. 1159; ἐν αἰσχρῷ θέσθαι τι E. Hec. 806; ἐπ' αἰσχροῖς on the ground of base actions, S. Fr. 188, E. Hipp. 511: — τὸ αἰ. as Subst., dishonour, S. Ph. 476; τὸ ἐμὸν αἰ. my disgrace, And. 2.9; τὸ καλὸν καὶ τὸ αἰ. virtue and vice, Arist. Rh. 1366a24, etc. Adv., shamefully, S. El. 989, Pl. Smp. 183d, etc.: Sup. αἴσχιστα A. Pr. 959, S. OT 367.

3. ill-suited, αἰ. ὁ καιρός D. 18.178; αἰ. πρός τι awkward at it, X. Mem. 3.8.7; αἰσχρὸν καὶ ἄτεχνον Hp. Fract. 30.

III Regul. Comp. and Sup. -ότερος, -ότατος are late, Phld. Rh. 2.58S. (prob.), Ath. 13.587b: elsewh. αἰσχίων, αἴσχιστος (formed from a Root αἰσχο-), Il. 21.437, 2.216; double Sup. αἰσχιστότατος Olymp. in Alc. p.124 C. Adv., Sup. αἰσχίστως Mnasalc. ap. Ath. 4.163a, Man. 1.21.

same as G150

Neuter of G150

List of Word Forms
αισχραί αισχρόν αισχροτέρας αισχρού
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