ἀγανακτέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Has been compared to ἀγάομαι (agáomai, to admire), ἄγαμαι (ágamai, to wonder, admire, envy), and ἄγαν (ágan, very much).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

ἀγανακτέω (aganaktéō) (Attic, Koine)

  1. (intransitive) To feel a violent irritation
    1. (of wine, intransitive) to ferment
  2. (figuratively) to be grieved, displeased, vexed, annoyed, angry, or discontented, to show outward signs of grief [+sometimes ὅτι (hóti) or εἰ (ei) = that or if ...]
    1. (transitive, intransitive) To be vexed [+dative or rarely accusative or genitive = at something]
    2. (transitive, intransitive) To be vexed at or with, to be angry at [+dative = someone], [+κατά (katá) or πρός (prós)]

Usage notes[edit]

Some authors use the verb as a deponent.

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