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δύσ-φορος, ον, hard to bear, heavy, θώρακες X.Mem.3.10.13.

2. mostly of sufferings, hard to bear, grievous, θάμβος, μέριμνα, Pi.N.1.55, Fr. 248; ἄτα, βίος, A.Eu.372 (lyr., codd.), Ag.859, etc.; δ. γνῶμαι false, blinding fancies, S.Aj.51; τὰ δ. our troubles, sorrows, Id.OT87, cf. El.144 (lyr.); δύσφορόν [ἐστι] X.Cyr.1.6.17. Adv. δυσφόρως, διάγειν τὴν νύκτα Hp.Epid.5.95; δ. φέρειν Id.Aph.1.18 (Sup.), Hdn.1.8.4; δ. ἔχειν S.OT770; impatiently, τοὔνειδος ἦγον ib.783.

3. of food, oppressive, X.Cyr.1.6.17.

4. bearing bad crops, χώρα Men.Rh. p.345 S.

II. (from Pass.) moving with difficulty, slow of motion, σώματα Pl.Ti.74e; ἵππος X.Eq.1.12 (Comp.).