Definitions for omniscienceɒmˈnɪʃ əns

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word omniscience

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

om•nis•cienceɒmˈnɪʃ əns(n.)

  1. the quality or state of being omniscient.

  2. infinite knowledge.

Origin of omniscience:

1605–15; < ML omniscientia= L omni-omni - +scientia knowledge; see science

Princeton's WordNet

  1. omniscience(noun)

    the state of being omniscient; having infinite knowledge

Wiktionary

  1. omniscience(Noun)

    The capacity to know everything.

Freebase

  1. Omniscience

    Omniscience, mainly in religion, is the capacity to know everything that there is to know. In particular, Hinduism and the Abrahamic religions believe that there is a divine being who is omniscient. An omniscient point-of-view, in writing, is to know everything that can be known about a character, including past history, thoughts, feelings, etc. In Latin, omnis means "all" and sciens means "knowing".

Translation

Find a translation for the omniscience definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these omniscience definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"omniscience." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/omniscience>.

Are we missing a good definition for omniscience?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for omniscience: