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Origin of agnostic
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In a more recent trend, one can be agnostic simply by not taking a stand on something. In 2010, President Obama called himself “agnostic” on tax cuts until he had seen all available options. At a forum on sustainable energy in 2008, GE CEO Jeff Immelt said he was “fuel agnostic fundamentally.” In technology, software or hardware can be said to be agnostic as well. Computer code that can run on any operating system is called “platform agnostic,” and such services as phone and electric may be considered “agnostic” if not dedicated to a particular carrier, device, or user interface.
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—Agnostic Front: A New York punk band, considered at the forefront of the New York hardcore music scene. Founded in 1983, in existence for over 25 years.
OTHER WORDS FROM agnosticag·nos·ti·cal·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH agnosticagnostic , atheist (see synonym study at the current entry)
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Example sentences from the Web for agnostic
Early on, the company was “fairly agnostic,” Jain says, waiting to see whether machines or people could better fact-check the world.
Consumers are increasingly agnostic about whether they buy online or locally.A Corona Xmas: Why physical stores will power online shopping this holiday season|Greg Sterling|September 4, 2020|Search Engine Land
Met’s general manager, Jeffrey Kightlinger, said the agency is “agnostic” about the project.The Water Authority Is Resurrecting Its Pipe Dream – Again|MacKenzie Elmer|September 1, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The sequence is device agnostic when a user is logged in through their account, which means that shifting between devices doesn’t affect that strategy, it even enhances the experience.Five great display and video advertising tactics to increase relevance and revenue in a cookie-less world|Anastasia-Yvoni Spiliopoulou|August 24, 2020|Search Engine Watch
We take an agnostic approach to ad tech and wherever there’s commercial growth — then that’s when we’ll look to expand.‘We’ll get briefs we couldn’t access before’: Inside Channel 4’s push for programmatic advertisers|Seb Joseph|August 11, 2020|Digiday
In general, MBAs are agnostic about how cost cutting can be achieved.Burger King Invades Canada to Save His Faltering Kingdom|Daniel Gross|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Pew, close to two-thirds of those who identify as atheist or agnostic are men.
For the record, I believe in God but am an agnostic about therapy.Anthony Weiner and Other Democrats in Sex Scandals Don’t Mention God|Dean Obeidallah|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Street savvy but compassionate, mystical but agnostic and above all, brilliantly idiosyncratic, Fly is a rambling poet of sorts.
I'm agnostic on affirmative action as a policy matter:it's an unjust way of rectifying a deep injustice.
The Agnostic is one who asserts—what no one denies—that there are limits to human intelligence.Theism or Atheism|Chapman Cohen
But what the agnostic means is that human reason is inadequate to grasp the greatness of the ultimate being.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
The agnostic holds that there are limits to human reason, and that theology lies outside those limits.A History of Freedom of Thought|John Bagnell Bury
You cannot in one breath say that Lincoln was an agnostic, and then in the next one say that Lincoln was an honest man.The Battle of Principles|Newell Dwight Hillis
Is there any difference between the knowledge of the Christian and of the Agnostic?The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll