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Meaning of AGNOSTIC

Pronunciation:  ag'nâstik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person who doubts truth of religion
  2. [adj]  uncertain of all claims to knowledge
 

AGNOSTIC is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: agnostical, doubter, nescient, noncommital, unbelieving, undogmatic, undogmatical
 
 Antonyms: gnostic
 
 See Also: nonreligious person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ag*nos"tic\, a. [Gr. 'a priv. + ? knowing, ? to know.]
    Professing ignorance; involving no dogmatic; pertaining to or
    involving agnosticism. -- {Ag*nos"tic*al*ly}, adv.
    
    
  2. \Ag*nos"tic\, n.
    One who professes ignorance, or denies that we have any
    knowledge, save of phenomena; one who supports agnosticism,
    neither affirming nor denying the existence of a personal
    Deity, a future life, etc.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ambiguous, capricious, chancy, changeable, dicey, distrustful, doubter, doubtful, doubting, doubting Thomas, dubious, dubitante, equivocal, erratic, fickle, from Missouri, hesitant, hesitating, Humean, Humist, in doubt, incalculable, incredulous, indecisive, indemonstrable, irresolute, leery, mistrustful, mistrusting, polysemous, Pyrrhonic, Pyrrhonist, questioning, scoffer, scrupulous, shy, skeptic, skeptical, suspecting, suspicious, touch-and-go, unaccountable, uncertain, unconfirmable, unconvinced, undivinable, unforeseeable, unpersuaded, unpredictable, unprovable, unsure, untrusting, unverifiable, variable, wary, wavering, whimsical
 

 

 

 

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