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θαυμάσι-ος [ᾰ], α, ον, Ion. θωμ-, rarely ος, ον Luc.Im.19: (v. θαῦμα ):—
wonderful, marvellous, ὄσσα h.Merc.443; χάρις Hes.Th.584 (nisi neut. pl.); [ὁδὸς] θωμασιωτέρη Hdt.2.21; θωμάσια wonders, marvels, ib.35: Sup. -ώτατα Id.6.47; θαυμάσια ἐργάζεσθαι Pl.Smp.220a; ἧττον θαυμαστά, καίπερ ὄντα θαυμάσια less admired, though admirable, Plu.2.974d: c. inf., τέρας θ. προσιδέσθαι Pi.P.1.26; οὐ θ. [ἐστι] c. inf., Ar.Th.468; ἔστιν δὲ ..τοῦτο ..θ., ὅπως .. Id.Pl.340; θ. τοῦ κάλλους marvellous for beauty, X.An.2.3.9; πρὸς τὴν τόλμαν -ώτατε Aeschin.3.152: with interrog., θαυμάσιον ὅσον exceedingly, Pl.Smp. 217a; θαυμάσι' ἡλίκα D.19.24; τὸ -ώτατον what is most wonderful, D.S.1.63.

2. Adv. -ίως wonderfully, i.e. exceedingly, Ar.Nu. 1240: freq. with ὡς, θ. ὡς ἄθλιος marvellously wretched, Pl.Grg.471a; θ. ἂν ὡς ηὐλαβούμην I should be wonderfully cautious, D.29.1.

3. disposed to wonder, in Adv., ὧν οὐ -ίως γ' ἔχουσι Hp.Morb.Sacr. 1.

II. admirable, excellent, with slight irony, Pl.Phdr.242a, D. 19.113: freq. ὦ θαυμάσιε Pl.R.435c, al.; ὦ -ώτατε ἄνθρωπε, in scorn, X.An.3.1.27.

III. θ. καὶ ἄλογον strange and absurd, Pl.Grg. 496a; θαυμάσια ..ἐργαζομένους behaving in an extraordinary manner, Id.Ap.35a.