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Diogenes

[dahy-oj-uh-neez] /daɪˈɒdʒ əˌniz/
noun
1.
412?–323 b.c, Greek Cynic philosopher.
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Diogenic
[dahy-uh-jen-ik] /ˌdaɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
Diogenean, adjective
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  • Claude contemplates himself within the domain of his intellectual kingdom, and abandons his outer man with diogenic indifference.

    Beatrix Honore de Balzac
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Diogenes

/daɪˈɒdʒɪˌniːz/
noun
1.
?412–?323 bc, Greek Cynic philosopher, who rejected social conventions and advocated self-sufficiency and simplicity of life
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