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Synonyms for agnostic

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for agnostic

someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something

a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might exist)

Related Words

uncertain of all claims to knowledge



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As English has shown, O'Malley could be agnostically Anglophile in his appreciation of good literature or art, but still harbor deep animosity toward what he perceived as the colonial trappings of British politics.
UPMC's Shrestha similarly agrees that the term VNA has become an overused buzzword by vendors and the issues in the imaging industry go beyond simply just storing the image agnostically. Like Marion, he says solutions must address the workflow and management issues that typically do not match up across departments.
Dewey's naturalism is no reductive scientism, but it is a form of fallible scientific realism, as Manicas explains in the opening chapter on "Pragmatic Philosophy of Science and the Charge of Scientism." Dewey agnostically refrained from knowing whether the tiniest bits of matter really answer to our theoretical descriptions.
"The YubiKey is backed by a free software stack and can be used agnostically with other free software, making it well-suited for the rest of the Fedora team's processes," says Mike McGrath, Red Hat engineer and leader of the Fedora Infrastructure team.
We agnostically set the bargaining parameter as [eta] = 0.5 and follow most of the literature in this respect.
The alarming conflict, however, turns out to be less about the inter-religious relationship than about the religiously observant versus the agnostically globalized secular.
Thus, the question of interest is left agnostically open by the design of the identification procedure, and the data will decide.
Finally, results derived from agnostically coded data may be more difficult to interpret substantively, since ideology in this context only measures how often particular judges vote with each other, and not how often they support particular types of outcomes.
The Commission has therefore agnostically placed them outside the scope of the TTBER, where they must be assessed individually under Articles 81(1) and 81(3).
Precisely because entitlements retain a morally-grounded bedrock of exclusion rights, the law does not regard causation in resource conflicts agnostically. (189) Property rights, like moral rights, are lumpy and give rise to strong intuitions about who causes harm to whom, conditioned in property law on spatial boundaries and things.
(4.) Cf., for example, O'Connor (1996) for a diligent overview of relevant contrasts in Northern Pomo which, even though the possessor raising/ascension terminology is agnostically adopted, points to the manifold semantic-pragmatic differences between "raised" and "nonraised" structures.