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noun 
  1. A person who holds to a form of agnosticism, especially uncertainty of the existence of a deity.
Translations: 
  • German: Agnostikerin(de, Agnostiker, m}}, {{t+, de)f
adjective 
  1. Of or relating to agnosticism or its adherents.
His viewpoint is summarized in his book.
  1. doubtful, Doubtful or uncertain about the existence or demonstrability of God or other deity.
She left the church when she became .
  1. (context, computing) A software component (or other entity) that is unaware or noncommittal regarding the specific nature of the components with which it interacts; polymorphism, polymorphic; modular; pluggable
The socket communications layer is with regards to its underlying transport mechanism -- it is "transport-".
Translations: 
  • French: agnostique(fr)
  • German: agnostisch(de)
Etymology: First attested in 1870; coined by w:Thomas Huxley, Thomas Huxley. Either from Ancient Greek (polytonic, á) (agnÅstos) "ignorant" or a- + Gnostic, gnostic. Deriving (either way) from Ancient Greek (polytonic, á-) (a-) "not" + (polytonic, ) (gignÅskÅ) "I know".


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