Gnostic meaning

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Of, relating to, or possessing intellectual or spiritual knowledge.
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Of or relating to Gnosticism.
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A believer in Gnosticism.
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Of knowledge; specif., of gnosis.
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Of Gnostics or Gnosticism.
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An adherent of Gnosticism.
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Alternative capitalization of Gnostic.
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(archaic, slang) Knowing; wise; shrewd.
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Alternative capitalization of Gnostic.
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Of, or relating to, intellectual or spiritual knowledge.
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Of, or relating to Gnosticism.
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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