1950, coined by U.S. writer Latin Ron Hubbard (1911-1986), an alteration of dianoetic (1670s) "of or pertaining to thought," from Greek dianoetikos "of or for thinking; intellectual," from dianoetos, verbal adjective from dianoe-esthai "to think," from dia- "through" (see dia-) + noe-ein "to think, suppose."
- diamyl sulfide,
- diana complex,
- diapason normal pitch
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Dianetics – the name for the theories of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology.
They are responsible for the existence of the material world, which they willed into being, according to Dianetics.
But whether I practice Yoga, Dianetics, or write the lines on a sugarcoated pill and swallow it is my trade secret.The Fourth R|George Oliver Smith
That sounds like this dianetics business that was going the rounds awhile back.The Mind Digger|Winston Marks