plural noun Ag·no·e·tae \ˌag-(ˌ)nō-ˈē-ˌtē\

Definition of Agnoetae

  1. 1 :  a 4th century a.d. sect of Arians that considered God's omniscience limited to the present

  2. 2 :  a 6th century sect of Severian Monophysites that denied the omniscience of Jesus Christ

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Origin and Etymology of agnoetae

Late Latin Agnoetae, Agnoitae, from Late Greek Agnoētai, literally, ignorant ones, from Greek agnoein to be ignorant, from a- 2a- + -gnoein (from gignōskein to know) — more at know

First Known Use: 1607

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a trip made at another's expense

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