Definition of Diderot

1. Noun. French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France; principal editor of an encyclopedia that disseminated the scientific and philosophical knowledge of the time (1713-1784).

Exact synonyms: Denis Diderot
Generic synonyms: Philosopher



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diderot

Dicranum
Dicrostonyx
Dicrostonyx hudsonius
Dictamnus alba
Dictaphone
Dictyophera
Dictyoptera
Dictyostelium
Dicynodontia
Dida
Didelphidae
Didelphis
Didelphis marsupialis
Didelphis virginiana
Didenheim
Diderot
Diderotian
Didion
Dido
Didonia
Didonian
Didonias
Didrikson
Didymoteicho
Diedre
Dieffenbach's method
Dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia sequine
Diego
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Literary usage of Diderot

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In the prospectus diderot had already said: " If we succeed in this vast enterprise our principal debt will be to Chancellor Bacon who sketched the plan of ..."

2. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"At his death diderot left thirty-three volumes of MSS., ... Of the three or four editions of diderot published prior to the last half of the nineteenth ..."

3. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"At his death diderot left thirty-three volumes of MSS., ... Of the three or four editions of diderot published prior to the last half of the nineteenth ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"diderot helped his friend at onetime and another between 1759 and 1779, by writing for him an account of the annual exhibition« of paintings. ..."

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