Timon

[ tahy-muh n ]
/ ˈtaɪ mən /
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noun

c320–c230 b.c., Greek philosopher.
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Timon


n.

"misanthrope," from Timon, name of a misanthrope who lived in Athens during the Peloponnesian War (431-404 B.C.E.), hero of Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens."

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