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Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

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condition: P. and V. κατάστασις, ἡ, P. ἕξις, ἡ, διάθεσις, ἡ.

be in a certain state, v.: Ar. and P. διακεῖσθαι, P. and V. ἔχειν.

good state: P. and V. εὐεξία, ἡ (Euripides, Fragment).

bad state: P. καχεξία, ἡ.

plight: V. πρᾶξις, ἡ; see plight.

which of us are going to a better state (life or death) is unknown: P. ὁπότεροι ἡμῶν ἔρχονται ἐπὶ ἄμεινον πρᾶγμα ἄδηλον (Plato, Apology 42A).

such being the state of things: P. and V. οὕτως ἐχόντων.

state of mind, feeling: P. πάθος, τό, πάθημα, τό.

pomp: P. and V. σχῆμα, τό, πρόσχημα, τό, χλιδή, ἡ (Plato).

magnificence: P. and V. σεμνότης, ἡ, P. λαμπρότης, ἡ; see pomp.

body politic: P. and V. πόλις, ἡ, τὸ κοινόν, Ar. and P. πολιτεία, ἡ.

enter the service of the state: P. πρὸς τὰ κοινὰ προσέρχομαι, κοινὰ προσέρχεσθαι (Dem. 312).

state affairs: P. and V. τὰ πράγματα, P. τὰ πολιτικά, τὰ κοινά.

paid by the state, adj.: P. δημοτελής.

state secret: Ar. and P. ἀπόρρητον, τό.

verb transitive

declare: P. and V. λέγω, λέγειν, φράζειν, διειπεῖν (Plato); see declare.


public: P. and V. κοινός, Ar. and P. δημόσιος, V. δήμιος, πάνδημος; see public.