dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


4 definitions found
 for Agnostic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Agnostic \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.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Agnostic \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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  agnostic
      adj 1: of or pertaining to an agnostic or agnosticism
      2: uncertain of all claims to knowledge [syn: agnostic,
         agnostical] [ant: gnostic]
      n 1: someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something
           [syn: agnostic, doubter]
      2: a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge
         about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might
         exist)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "agnostic":
     Humean, Humist, Pyrrhonic, Pyrrhonist, ambiguous, capricious,
     chancy, changeable, dicey, distrustful, doubter, doubtful,
     doubting, doubting Thomas, dubious, dubitante, equivocal, erratic,
     fickle, from Missouri, hesitant, hesitating, in doubt,
     incalculable, incredulous, indecisive, indemonstrable, irresolute,
     leery, mistrustful, mistrusting, polysemous, 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
  
  

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229