Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
Greek gnōsisknowledgefromgignōskeingnō-to knowgnō- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek γνῶσις (gnō̃sis, “knowledge”).
Gnosis Sentence Examples
More popular in style is his Gnosis oder prof.-evang.
The works of the pseudoDionysius contain a gnosis in which, by means of the teaching of Iamblichus and Proclus, the church's theology is turned into a scholastic mysticism with directions on matters of practice and ritual.
The main line in pure philosophy runs on from Kant's wavering and sceptical idealism to the all-including gnosis of Hegel.'
That is tp say, his gnosis neutralizes all that is empirical and historical, if not always as to its actuality, at least absolutely in respect of its value.
728 ff.; Bousset, " Hauptprobleme der Gnosis," Forschungen z.