Atimy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Atimy (Gr. Antiq) Public disgrace or stigma; infamy; loss of civil rights.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n atimy In Greek antiquity, disgrace; suspension of the civil rights of a person in punishment of grave offenses; outlawry; civil disfranchisement; degradation. It was perpetual and total (sometimes hereditary), or temporary, or partial and affecting only certain privileges of the citizen. It often involved confiscation of property.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Atimy at′i-mi loss of honour: in ancient Athens, loss of civil rights, public disgrace.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ; 'a priv. + honor
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. atimiaa, neg., timē, honour.