Nescience Definition

nĕshəns, nĕshē-əns, nēsh-, nĕsē-əns, nēsē-
noun
Absence of knowledge or awareness; ignorance.
American Heritage
Agnosticism.
American Heritage

(philosophy) The doctrine that nothing is actually knowable.

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Origin of Nescience

  • Late Latin nescientia from Latin nesciēns nescient- present participle of nescīre to be ignorant ne- not ne in Indo-European roots scīre to know skei- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin nescientia, from the present participle of nescire.

    From Wiktionary

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