(noun, adjective)


1. of or pertaining to an agnostic or agnosticism

2. uncertain of all claims to knowledge

Similar word(s): unbelieving, agnostical

Sentences with agnostic as an adjective:

- His agnostic viewpoint is summarized in his book.

- She left the church when she became agnostic.

- The socket communications layer is agnostic with regard to its underlying transport mechanism -- it is “transport-agnostic”.

- I'm agnostic on whether ethanol is a green fuel

- He says he's agnostic concerning the Secretary's claims.


1. someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something

Similar word(s): doubter

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul

2. a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might exist)

Definition categories: person