Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 06/13/21 Nescience

Nescience (noun)
nescience [ nesh-uhns, nesh-ee-uhns, nes-ee- ]


noun
1. lack of knowledge; ignorance.
2. agnosticism.

OTHER WORDS FROM NESCIENCE
nescient, adjective
non·nes·cience, noun
non·nes·cient, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO NESCIENCE
incapacity, obliviousness, darkness, unconsciousness, rawness, fog, unawareness, simplicity, innocence, vagueness, blindness, unfamiliarity, bewilderment, illiteracy, oblivion, dumbness, disregard, philistinism, uncouthness, sciolism

See synonyms for: nescience / nescient on Thesaurus.com

Origin: First recorded in 1605–15; from Late Latin nescientia “ignorance,” from nescient-, the stem of nesciēns, present participle of nescīre “to be ignorant, not to know,” equivalent to ne- “not” + scientia “knowledge”; see science

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