Definitions of nescient
  1. adjective
    uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
    nescient of contemporary literature”
    synonyms: ignorant, unlearned, unlettered
    not having a good education
  2. adjective
    holding that only material phenomena can be known and knowledge of spiritual matters or ultimate causes is impossible
    synonyms: unbelieving
    agnostic, agnostical
    uncertain of all claims to knowledge
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