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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Historical Examples of diogenic

  • Claude contemplates himself within the domain of his intellectual kingdom, and abandons his outer man with Diogenic indifference.


    Honore de Balzac

British Dictionary definitions for diogenic



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