nescient

[ nesh-uh ns, nesh-ee-uh ns, nes-ee- ]SEE DEFINITION OF nescient
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WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin nescientem (nominative nesciens) "ignorant, unaware," present participle of nescire "not to know, to be ignorant," from ne "not" + scire "to know" (see science).

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