- the doctrine or belief of an agnostic.
- an intellectual doctrine or attitude affirming the uncertainty of all claims to ultimate knowledge.
Origin of agnosticism
Related Words for agnosticismatheism, lawlessness, anarchy, hesitation, disbelief, apprehension, uncertainty, reluctance, distrust, suspicion, confusion, mistrust, misgiving, difficulty, ambiguity, qualm, suspense, skepticism, fear, problem
Examples from the Web for agnosticism
Contemporary Examples of agnosticism
“Maybe we need a new category other than theism, atheism or agnosticism that takes paradox and unknowing into account,” he writes.Frank Schaeffer, the Atheist Who Believes in God
August 3, 2014
It's this agnosticism, he argued, that leaves BDSers open to accusations that they want to see the country destroyed.Not Trying To Cause A Big Sensation
October 8, 2012
Historical Examples of agnosticism
But whether it be faith or agnosticism, it must be nothing external to me.De Profundis
Will agnosticism let you be absolutely sure his statements are true?
Sensibility had overcome his agnosticism, and he had forgotten that it was possible to doubt.
He said that Agnosticism and all that kind of thing was bad form.The Dop Doctor
Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
The alternatives of the intellectual life are Christianity or Agnosticism.Natural Law in the Spiritual World
Word Origin and History for agnosticism
A denial of knowledge about whether there is or is not a God. An agnostic insists that it is impossible to prove that there is no God and impossible to prove that there is one. (Compare atheism.)