Democritus Definition

dĭ-mŏkrĭ-təs
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460?-370? b.c.; Gr. philosopher: exponent of atomism.
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A Greek philosopher (c.460-c.370 BC). The originator of the atomic theory together with his teacher Leucippus.

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Greek philosopher who developed one of the first atomist theories of the universe and espoused the doctrine that pleasure, along with self-control, is the goal of human life.
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Origin of Democritus

  • From Ancient Greek Δημόκριτος (Dēmokritos).

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