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See definition of gnostic on Dictionary.com
  • as inperceptive
  • as insagacious
  • as indiscerning

synonyms for gnostic

  • astute
  • discerning
  • discreet
  • incisive
  • insightful
  • intuitive
  • knowing
  • knowledgeable
  • observant
  • penetrating
  • wise
  • acute
  • awake
  • aware
  • brainy
  • conscious
  • ear to the ground
  • insighted
  • judicious
  • keen
  • knows what's what
  • penetrative
  • percipient
  • perspicacious
  • quick
  • rational
  • responsive
  • sagacious
  • sage
  • savvy
  • sharp
  • sophic
  • tuned in
  • wise to
  • penetrating
  • knowledgeable
  • piercing
  • perceptive
  • astute
  • insightful
  • knowing
  • acute
  • bright
  • brilliant
  • clever
  • critical
  • ingenious
  • intelligent
  • judicious
  • perspicacious
  • sagacious
  • sage
  • sensitive
  • sharp
  • shrewd
  • subtle
  • wise
  • clear-sighted
  • insighted
  • percipient
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antonyms for gnostic

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  • careless
  • foolish
  • idiotic
  • ignorant
  • stupid
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • undiscerning
  • unintelligent
  • dense
  • insensitive
  • unobservant
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How to use gnostic in a sentence

I have been unable to discover any gnostic gem with anything like a modern dragon on it.
ANCIENT PAGAN AND MODERN CHRISTIAN SYMBOLISMTHOMAS INMAN
He says these scandalous figures resemble those in the Gnostic churches.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
Hence, on the other hand, the wild rebound into licentiousness which has sometimes characterized Gnostic or Manichaean sects.
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The real root of the difficulty to Platonist as to Gnostic was his sharp antithesis of form as good and matter as evil.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
This idea was undoubtedly suggested to him by the threefold division of mankind according to the Gnostic p. 265system.
THE RELIGIOUS LIFE OF LONDONJ. EWING RITCHIE
Their very name of "Gnostic" implied the possession of a secret, which was to be communicated to their disciples.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 03VARIOUS
Here this Gnostic doctrine of Persian origin took the form of a Christian heresy.
THE INFLUENCE OF THE BIBLE ON CIVILISATIONERNST VON DOBSCHUTZ
Alexandria was the home of many systems of theurgic magic, and gnostic gems afford evidence of the nature of their symbols.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 3VARIOUS
He is also said to have adopted practically the evil Gnostic morality, and to have given himself up to a dissolute life.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. II (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
Varied and contradictory as were the tendencies of the Gnostic sects, they yet had doctrines in common.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. II (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
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WORDS RELATED TO GNOSTIC

  • acute
  • astute
  • bright
  • brilliant
  • clear-sighted
  • clever
  • critical
  • gnostic
  • ingenious
  • insighted
  • insightful
  • intelligent
  • judicious
  • knowing
  • knowledgeable
  • penetrating
  • perceptive
  • percipient
  • perspicacious
  • piercing
  • sagacious
  • sage
  • sensitive
  • sharp
  • shrewd
  • subtle
  • wise
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