Diogenes

[ dahy-oj-uh-neez ]
/ daɪˈɒdʒ əˌniz /

noun

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

Related forms

Di·o·gen·ic [dahy-uh-jen-ik] /ˌdaɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk/, Di·og·e·ne·an, adjective
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Examples from the Web for diogenic

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

    Beatrix|Honore de Balzac

British Dictionary definitions for diogenic

Diogenes

/ (daɪˈɒdʒɪˌniːz) /

noun

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

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