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Diogenes

Syllabification: Di·og·e·nes
Pronunciation: /dīˈäjəˌnēz
 
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Definition of Diogenes in English:

( Circa 400-circa 325 bc), Greek philosopher. The most noted of the Cynics, he emphasized self-sufficiency and the need for natural, uninhibited behavior, regardless of social conventions.

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