agnostic definition

  • noun:
    • one that believes that it's impossible to know whether there is a God.
    • a person who is skeptical about the existence of God but cannot profess true atheism.
    • One who is skeptical or noncommittal about anything.
    • A person who keeps to a kind of agnosticism, specifically doubt associated with the presence of a deity.
    • a person who professes ignorance, or denies that individuals have knowledge, save of phenomena; one who supports agnosticism, neither affirming nor denying the existence of an individual Deity, the next life, etc.
    • One of a class of thinkers whom disclaim any familiarity with Jesus or of the ultimate nature of things. They hold that individual understanding is restricted to have, which considering that the absolute and unconditioned, if it is out there whatsoever, cannot autumn within knowledge, we no right to assert anything whatever pertaining to it.
    • someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about some thing
    • somebody who promises that they cannot have real information about the presence of God (but will not reject that God might exist)
  • adjective:
    • associated with or being an agnostic.
    • Skeptical or noncommittal: "Though I am agnostic on which terms to utilize, I've without doubt that person infants include a huge 'acquisitiveness' for finding habits” ( William H. Calvin).
    • Of or concerning agnosticism or its adherents.
    • skeptical or unsure towards presence or demonstrability of God or any other deity.
    • an application component (or other entity) this is certainly unaware or noncommittal about the particular nature of the components with which it interacts; polymorphic; modular; pluggable
    • Having no firmly held viewpoints on an issue or question of uncertainty.
    • Professing ignorance; concerning no dogmatic; regarding or involving agnosticism.
    • uncertain of all claims to knowledge
    • of or pertaining to an agnostic or agnosticism
  • others:
    • Pertaining to the agnostics or their particular doctrines; revealing lack of knowledge or unknow-ableness.

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