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Diogenes

[dahy-oj-uh-neez]
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noun
  1. 412?–323 b.c., Greek Cynic philosopher.
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Related formsDi·o·gen·ic [dahy-uh-jen-ik] /ˌdaɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk/, Di·og·e·ne·an, 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

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