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First declension Noun; Feminine Transliteration:

Principal Part: δυσκρασία

Structure: δυσκρασι (Stem) + ᾱ (Ending)

Etym.: from du/skra_tos


  1. bad temperament


First declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • οὐδὲ γὰρ δι’ ἄλλο τι δυνατὸν γίγνεσθαι τὴν δυσκρασίαν αἰτίαν τῶν πρώτων νοσημάτων ἀλλ’ ἢ διὰ τὴν εὐκρασίαν διαφθειρομένην. (Galen, On the Natural Faculties., B, section 890)
  • πότερον οὖν οὐδ’ ἀντερεῖτε τῷ φάσκοντι τὴν μὲν εὐκρασίαν τὴν κατὰ φύσιν αἰτίαν εἶναι τῆσ ἐνεργείασ ἑκάστῳ τῶν ὀργάνων, τὴν δ’ αὖ δυσκρασίαν νόσον τ’ ἤδη καλεῖσθαι καὶ πάντωσ ὑπ’ αὐτῆσ βλάπτεσθαι τὴν ἐνέργειαν; (Galen, On the Natural Faculties., B, section 99)
  • Πυθαγόρασ Πλάτων λογικὰσ μὲν εἶναι καὶ τῶν ἀλόγων ζῴων καλουμένων τὰσ ψυχάσ, οὐ μὴν λογικῶσ ἐνεργούσασ παρὰ τὴν δυσκρασίαν τῶν σωμάτων καὶ τὸ μὴ ἔχειν τὸ φραστικόν, ὥσπερ ἐπὶ τῶν πιθήκων καὶ τῶν κυνῶν ωοοῦσι μὲν γὰρ οὗτοι οὐ φράζουσι δέ. (Pseudo-Plutarch, Placita Philosophorum, book 5, 3:1)


  1. bad temperament


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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