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Headword: *kekauthriasme/nos
Adler number: kappa,1234
Translated headword: cauterised, seared
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] not having a healthy conscience.
Greek Original:
*kekauthriasme/nos: mh\ e)/xwn u(gih= th\n sunei/dhsin.
The sense is from New Testament 1 Timothy 4:2 (allowing for the variation between kauthria/zw and kausthria/zw, cf. kappa 1141): "hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared [as with a hot iron]".
Same or similar entry in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa526 Theodoridis.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; religion
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 12 October 2008@10:14:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added keywords, set status) on 13 October 2008@01:30:23.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 13 October 2008@03:10:48.
David Whitehead on 13 February 2013@04:28:52.
David Whitehead (coding) on 30 April 2016@08:51:36.


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