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Meaning of NESCIENCE

Pronunciation:  'neshuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs)
 

NESCIENCE is a 9 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: ignorantness, unknowing, unknowingness
 
 See Also: ignorance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nes"cience\, n. [L. nescientia, fr. nesciens, p. pr.
of nescire not to know; ne not + scire to know.]
Want of knowledge; ignorance; agnosticism.

      God fetched it about for me, in that absence and
      nescience of mine.                       --Bp. Hall.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agnosticism, blankmindedness, callowness, empty-headedness, greenhornism, greenness, hiatus of learning, ignorance, ignorantism, ignorantness, inanity, inexperience, innocence, knowledge-gap, know-nothingism, lack of information, obscurantism, rawness, simpleness, simplicity, tabula rasa, unacquaintance, unacquaintedness, unawareness, unfamiliarity, unintelligence, unknowing, unknowingness, unripeness, vacuity, vacuousness
 

 

 

 

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