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Overview of adj nescient

The adj nescient has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. nescient, unbelieving

(holding that only material phenomena can be known and knowledge of spiritual matters or ultimate causes is impossible)

2. ignorant, nescient, unlearned, unlettered

(uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions")

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