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- Epictetus A.D. 55?-135? Phrygian-born philosopher who popularized the Stoic ethical doctrine of limiting one's desires, believing that one should act in life as at a banquet by taking a polite portion of all that is offered.
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- proper n. A Greek Stoic philosopher.
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- n. Greek philosopher who was a Stoic (circa 50-130)
From Ancient Greek Ἐπίκτητος (Epíktētos). (Wiktionary)