Antonyms for nescience

Grammar : Noun
Spell : nesh-uh ns, nesh-ee-uh ns, nes-ee-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɛʃ əns, ˈnɛʃ i əns, ˈnɛs i-

Definition of nescience

Origin :
  • "ignorance," 1610s, from Late Latin nescientia, from nesciens (see nescient).
  • noun ignorance
Example sentences :
  • In such a naked state of nescience, Valentin had a view and a method of his own.
  • Extract from : « The Innocence of Father Brown » by G. K. Chesterton
  • Professor Tyndall's own address terminates, not in science, but nescience.
  • Extract from : « Nineteenth Century Questions » by James Freeman Clarke
  • Ignorance cannot convince knowledge by repeated asseveration of its nescience.
  • Extract from : « The Way of Initiation » by Rudolf Steiner
  • What we call the historic sense is not consistent with a state of nescience.
  • Extract from : « The Gentle Reader » by Samuel McChord Crothers
  • He wished to know the reality of our nescience as well as of our science.
  • Extract from : « Faraday As A Discoverer » by John Tyndall
  • Nor can Nescience by itself be the cause, and it is of a uniform nature.
  • Extract from : « The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya » by Translator: George Thibaut
  • When the porter was questioned about Prothero his nescience was profound.
  • Extract from : « The Research Magnificent » by H. G. Wells
  • The nescience of the Agnostic philosophy is the proof from experience that to be carnally minded is Death.
  • Extract from : « Natural Law in the Spiritual World » by Henry Drummond
  • On the other hand, as the limits of science expand, so do the limits of nescience become more definite.
  • Extract from : « Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2) » by John Morley
  • Such an avowal of nescience is an implicit assertion of an immeasurable insight.
  • Extract from : « To My Younger Brethren » by Handley C. G. Moule

Synonyms for nescience

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