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First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: νεμεσητικός νεμεσητική νεμεσητικόν

Structure: νεμεσητικ (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: from nemesa/w


  1. disposed to just indignation


First/Second 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.


  • μέσοσ δὲ τούτων ὁ νεμεσητικόσ, καὶ ὃ ἐκάλουν οἱ ἀρχαῖοι τὴν νέμεσιν, τὸ λυπεῖσθαι μὲν ἐπὶ ταῖσ παρὰ τὴν ἀξίαν κακοπραγίαισ καὶ εὐπραγίαισ, χαίρειν δ’ ἐπὶ ταῖσ ἀξίαισ· (Aristotle, Eudemian Ethics, Book 3 125:1)
  • αὐτοὶ δὲ νεμεσητικοί εἰσιν, ἐὰν ἄξιοι τυγχάνωσιν ὄντεσ τῶν μεγίστων ἀγαθῶν καὶ ταῦτα κεκτημένοι· (Aristotle, Rhetoric, Book 2, chapter 9 12:3)
  • καὶ ὅλωσ οἱ ἀξιοῦντεσ αὐτοὶ αὑτοὺσ ὧν ἑτέρουσ μὴ ἀξιοῦσι, νεμεσητικοὶ τούτοισ καὶ τούτων· (Aristotle, Rhetoric, Book 2, chapter 9 15:1)
  • διὸ καὶ οἱ ἀνδραποδώδεισ καὶ φαῦλοι καὶ ἀφιλότιμοι οὐ νεμεσητικοί· (Aristotle, Rhetoric, Book 2, chapter 9 15:2)
  • ὁ μὲν γὰρ νεμεσητικὸσ λυπεῖται ἐπὶ τοῖσ ἀναξίωσ εὖ πράττουσιν, ὁ δὲ φθονερὸσ ὑπερβάλλων τοῦτον ἐπὶ πᾶσι λυπεῖται, ὁ δ’ ἐπιχαιρέκακοσ τοσοῦτον ἐλλείπει τοῦ λυπεῖσθαι ὥστε καὶ χαίρειν. (Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book 2 92:2)

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

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