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Nescient

adjective
1.
Holding that only material phenomena can be known and knowledge of spiritual matters or ultimate causes is impossible.  Synonym: unbelieving.
2.
Uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication.  Synonyms: ignorant, unlearned, unlettered.  "Nescient of contemporary literature" , "An unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues" , "Exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"






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Words linked to "Nescient" :   unlettered, uneducated, unlearned, agnostic, agnostical, ignorant, nescience, unbelieving



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