Synonyms of nescient


1. nescient, unbelieving, agnostic (vs. gnostic), agnostical

usage: holding that only material phenomena can be known and knowledge of spiritual matters or ultimate causes is impossible

2. ignorant, nescient, unlearned, unlettered, uneducated (vs. educated)

usage: uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"

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