Gnostic Definition

nŏstĭk
adjective
Of knowledge; specif., of gnosis.
Webster's New World
Of Gnostics or Gnosticism.
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(archaic, slang) Knowing; wise; shrewd.

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Antonyms:
agnostic
noun
An adherent of Gnosticism.
Webster's New World
Alternative capitalization of Gnostic.
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Other Word Forms of Gnostic

Noun

Singular:
gnostic
Plural:
gnostics

Origin of Gnostic

  • Late Latin Gnōsticus a Gnostic from Late Greek Gnōstikos from Greek gnōstikos concerning knowledge from gnōsis knowledge gnosis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek γνωστικός (gnōstikos, “relating to knowledge”), from γνωστός (gnōstos, “known”), from γιγνώσκω (gignōskō, “I know”).

    From Wiktionary

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