Definition of Diogenes in English:

Share this entry

Diogenes

Pronunciation: /dīˈäjəˌnēz/
(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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Di·og·e·nes

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.