Diogenes

[dahy-oj-uh-neez]
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noun

412?–323 b.c., Greek Cynic philosopher.

Related formsDi·o·gen·ic [dahy-uh-jen-ik] /ˌdaɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk/, Di·og·e·ne·an, adjective

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Diogenes

noun

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