Definition of Agnoetae
1 : a 4th century a.d. sect of Arians that considered God's omniscience limited to the present
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)
First Known Use: 1607See Words from the same year
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