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Nescient

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Adjective

1. nescient, unbelieving

holding that only material phenomena can be known and knowledge of spiritual matters or ultimate causes is impossible

2. ignorant, nescient, unlearned, unlettered

uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication

Example Sentences:
'an ignorant man'
'nescient of contemporary literature'
'an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues'
'exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Nescient

see synonyms of nescient
adjective
1. 
lacking knowledge; ignorant
2. 
agnostic

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Nescient

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n.
1. Absence of knowledge or awareness; ignorance.
2. Agnosticism.

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