Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge; A religious orientation of doubt.

Usage examples (35)
  • agnosticism simply means that a man shall not say he knows or believes that for which he has no grounds for professing to believe.
  • agnosticism holds that you can neither prove nor disprove God's existence
  • The word agnosticism literally means "no-knowledge-ism".
  • But agnosticism is all about doubt and uncertainty and the courage to admit ignorance. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.