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adjective as in all-knowing

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Many filmmakers across the world have experimented with the potential for a camera to record subjectivity, to show a version of a story through the eyes of a character rather than through its more omniscient lens.

From Vox

Near-omniscient views into IT systems are paired with big OT blind spots.

He develops a symbiotic relationship with the Book, the omniscient voice relating the story we’re reading.

From Time

Dora is seen getting dressed as a mermaid by a cursor being manned by some omniscient game player.

The captions have that jarring omniscient-narrator tone germane to tabloids.

Yet at the same time, there is no topping the radical quality of the Snowden-led rebellion against omniscient rule.

We are dealing here with an unusually omniscient omniscient narrator.

Although it seems omniscient, its very make-up deprives us of access to that knowledge.

Then when the grasp has become sure from this standpoint, he may assume the more difficult role of the omniscient third person.

Sometimes they have been unnecessarily sacrificed, since human intelligence is, unfortunately, not omniscient.

The little shrivelled don who had been omniscient about guns joined in the baiting, and displayed himself a venomous creature.

When man becomes omniscient and omnipotent there'll be no errors in his judgment or his performance—and not before.

Not a sparrow falls to the ground, nor an angel wings his flight, but in subserviency to the arrangements of an omniscient mind.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to omniscient, such as: all-seeing, all-knowing, almighty, infinite, knowledgeable, and pansophical.

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