Definitions for gnosticˈnɒs tɪk

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  1. Gnostic(adj)

    an advocate of Gnosticism

  2. Gnostic(adj)

    of or relating to Gnosticism

    "Gnostic writings"

  3. gnostic(adj)

    possessing intellectual or esoteric knowledge of spiritual things

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  1. Gnostic(Noun)

    A believer in Gnosticism

  2. Gnostic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to, intellectual or spiritual knowledge

  3. Gnostic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to Gnosticism

  4. Origin: From γνωστικός, from γνωστός, from γιγνώσκω.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Gnostic(adj)

    knowing; wise; shrewd

  2. Gnostic(adj)

    of or pertaining to Gnosticism or its adherents; as, the Gnostic heresy

  3. Gnostic(noun)

    one of the so-called philosophers in the first ages of Christianity, who claimed a true philosophical interpretation of the Christian religion. Their system combined Oriental theology and Greek philosophy with the doctrines of Christianity. They held that all natures, intelligible, intellectual, and material, are derived from the Deity by successive emanations, which they called Eons

  4. Origin: [L. gnosticus, Gr. good at knowing, sagacious; as a n., man that claims to have a deeper wisdom, fr. gignw`skein to know: cf. F. gnostique. See Know.]

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