σωφροσύνη

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σώφρων (sṓphrōn, wise) +‎ -σύνη (-súnē)

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σωφροσύνη (sōphrosúnē) (genitive σωφροσύνης) f, first declension

  1. soundness of mind, prudence, discretion; sanity
  2. moderation in sensual desires, self-control, temperance
  3. (politics) a moderate form of government

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