Antonyms of adj nescient

2 senses of nescient

Sense 1
nescient, unbelieving -- (holding that only material phenomena can be known and knowledge of spiritual matters or ultimate causes is impossible)

INDIRECT (VIA agnostic) -> gnostic -- (possessing intellectual or esoteric knowledge of spiritual things)

Sense 2
ignorant, nescient, unlearned, unlettered -- (uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions")

INDIRECT (VIA uneducated) -> educated -- (possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge))

Similarity of adj nescient

2 senses of nescient

Sense 1
nescient, unbelieving -- (holding that only material phenomena can be known and knowledge of spiritual matters or ultimate causes is impossible)
       => agnostic (vs. gnostic), agnostical -- (uncertain of all claims to knowledge)

Sense 2
ignorant, nescient, unlearned, unlettered -- (uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions")
       => uneducated (vs. educated) -- (not having a good education)

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