What does know-nothing mean?

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Know-nothing(noun)

    a member of a secret political organization in the United States, the chief objects of which were the proscription of foreigners by the repeal of the naturalization laws, and the exclusive choice of native Americans for office

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of know-nothing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of know-nothing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Socrates:

    I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.

  2. Nobel Prize-winning Russian:

    I know nothing. Nothing ! my God, one's lifespan is so very short.

  3. Moliere:

    Doctors pour drugs of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, into patients of whom they know nothing.

  4. Socrates:

    True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.

  5. Voltaire:

    Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less in human beings of whom they know nothing.

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