Agnostic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |æɡˈnɑːstɪk|  American pronunciation of the word agnostic
Brit.  |aɡˈnɒstɪk|  British pronunciation of the word agnostic

noun

- someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something (syn: doubter)
- a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might exist)

adjective

- of or pertaining to an agnostic or agnosticism
- uncertain of all claims to knowledge (syn: agnostical)

Examples

I am agnostic about my agnosticism regarding my own existence.

...one of the postulates that the true agnostic rejects is the assumption that it is even possible for us to know whether God exists...

Word forms

noun
singular: agnostic
plural: agnostics
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