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Synonyms for nescient

Synonyms for nescient

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


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uneducated in general

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This challenge is often enough to turn the nescient critic's strenuous objections into a bit of concessional grumbling .
If I may borrow one of the more inventive verbal contortions from our fearless and nescient leader, I would say that I seriously "misunder-estimated" the task of illustrating Jump
Perhaps we have always been here--our consciousnesses nescient in those waters, our words unformed on the breeze--awaiting this ripple in time when our thoughts become actions.
He is not a modern day Ernest Hemingway, he is just a benighted, nescient, anthropocentric moron who must be kept away from all animals.
Instead, it serves only to provide the nescient student of Texas history with helpful background on the allegedly broken Cherokee treaty.
Now, as American and European insurance companies are flocking east to claim a piece of the world's largest market, they are finding a country that is still awkward with foreigners and an industry in its nescient stage.
He was able to perform this extraordinary deed of forgiveness and charity by reflecting upon "the futility of triumph or protest or vindication: the inanity of extolled virtue: the lethargy of nescient matter: the apathy of the stars" (17.
Remarkable for her articulate eyewitness account which is peppered throughout with her black-and-white photography, "From Japan With Love" is as engaging as it is informed, making it very highly recommended reading for anyone with an interest in the post-war Japan reformation, mid-twentieth century Japanese culture, and the transition of Japan from a defeated nation to its nescient emergence as a western style democracy.