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First/Second declension Adjective; 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: πλεονεκτικός πλεονεκτική πλεονεκτικόν

Structure: πλεονεκτικ (Stem) + ος (Ending)


  1. disposed to take too much, greedy


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.


  • ἀδικία δ’ ἐστὶ κακία ψυχῆσ, καθ’ ἣν πλεονεκτικοὶ γίνονται παρὰ τὴν ἀξίαν. (Aristotle, Virtues and Vices 13:1)
  • τίσ γὰρ οὐκ ἂν ὁμολογήσειε τὴν μὲν ἰσότητα ἐν ἅπαντι καὶ τὸ μηδὲν πλέον δικαιοσύνησ ἔργα εἶναι, τὸ δὲ ἄνισόν τε καὶ πλεονεκτικὸν ἀδικίασ; (Lucian, Calumniae non temere credundum, (no name) 8:2)
  • "οὐ γὰρ ἀμύνεται τὸν ἀδικήσαντα κακῶσ παθὼν οὐδ’ ὀργίζεται τῷ ἁρπάσαντι βιασθεὶσ οὐδὲ μισεῖ τὸν μοιχὸν ὑβρισθείσ, ἀλλ’ ἰατρείασ ἕνεκα τὸν μοιχικὸν καὶ τὸν πλεονεκτικὸν καὶ ἀδικητικὸν κολάζει πολλάκισ, ὥσπερ ἐπιληψίαν τὴν κακίαν πρὶν ἢ καταλαβεῖν ἀναιρῶν. (Plutarch, De sera numinis vindicta, section 208)
  • κερδαλέοσ δὲ ὁ πανταχόθεν πλεονεκτικόσ, ζημιώδησ δὲ ὁ μηδαμόθεν, ἀλλ’ ὀλιγαχόθεν· (Aristotle, Eudemian Ethics, Book 2 59:1)
  • καὶ ὁ μὲν πανοῦργοσ πάντωσ καὶ πάντοθεν πλεονεκτικόσ, ὁ δ’ εὐήθησ οὐδ’ ὅθεν δεῖ· (Aristotle, Eudemian Ethics, Book 2 62:1)


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

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