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Τοῦ ὅλου οὖν τῇ ἐπιθυμίᾳ καὶ διώξει ἔρως ὄνομα → Love is the name for our pursuit of wholeness, for our desire to be complete
Plato, Symposium, 192e10

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adjective

P. and V. τεθνεώς (Aesch., Choephoroe 682), τεθνηκώς, V. θανών, κατθανών; see fallen.

lifeless: P. and V. ἄψυχος.

a dead body, subs.: P. and V. νεκρός, ὁ, Ar. and V. νέκυς, ὁ; see corpse.

be dead, v.: P. and V. τεθνηκέναι, τεθνάναι, Ar. and V. οἴχεσθαι (rare P.), or use P. and V. οὐκ εἶναι, οὐκέτ' εἶναι.

the dead, killed in battle, subs.: P. and V. νεκροί, οἱ.

generally: P. and V. οἱ τεθνηκότες. οἱ οὐκ ὄντες, οἱ κάτω, οἱ ἐκεῖ, V. οἱ θανόντες, οἱ κατθανόντες, οἱ καμόντες, οἱ κεκμηκότες, οἱ ὀλωλότες, οἱ ἐξολωλότες, οἱ φθιτοί, οἱ ἔνεροι, ἔνεροι (Plato but rare P.), οἱ ἐνέρτεροι, οἱ νέρτεροι, οἱ ἔνερθε, οἱ κατὰ χθονός, οἱ ἀπογενόμενοι, οἱ ἀπογιγνόμενοι, οἱ ἄψυχοι, οἱ γηγενεῖς.

he is dead and gone: V. οἴχεται θανών.

dead withered (of leaves, etc.), adj.: Ar. αὖος, Ar. and P. σαπρός.

dead to pity: see pitiless.

a dead letter: see under letter.

at dead of night: P. πολλῆς νυκτός, ἀωρὶ τῆς νυκτός, V. ἄκρας νυκτός, νυκτὸς ἐν καταστάσει, Ar. ἀωρὶ νύκτωρ.