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Agnostic vs. Deist

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Agnosticadjective

Of or relating to agnosticism or its adherents.

‘His agnostic viewpoint is summarized in his book.’;

Deistadjective

(religion) of or relating to deism.

Agnosticadjective

Doubtful or uncertain about the existence or demonstrability of God or other deity.

‘She left the church when she became agnostic.’;

Deistnoun

(religion) a person who believes in deism.

Agnosticadjective

(computing) Of a software component etc.: unaware or noncommittal regarding the specific nature of the components with which it interacts; polymorphic; modular; pluggable

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

Deistnoun

One who believes in the existence of a God, but denies revealed religion; a freethinker.

Agnosticadjective

(usually with a prepositional phrase) Having no firmly held opinions on an issue or matter of uncertainty.

‘I'm agnostic on whether ethanol is a green fuel.’; ‘He says he's agnostic concerning the Secretary's claims.’;

Deistnoun

a person who believes that God created the universe and then abandoned it

Agnosticnoun

A person who holds to a form of agnosticism, especially uncertainty of the existence of a deity.

Agnosticadjective

Professing ignorance; involving no dogmatic; pertaining to or involving agnosticism.

Agnosticnoun

One who professes ignorance, or denies that we have any knowledge, save of phenomena; one who supports agnosticism, neither affirming nor denying the existence of a personal Deity, a future life, etc.

Agnosticnoun

a person who doubts truth of religion

Agnosticadjective

uncertain of all claims to knowledge

Agnosticnoun

a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God.

Agnosticadjective

relating to agnostics or agnosticism.

Agnosticadjective

(in a non-religious context) having a doubtful or non-committal attitude towards something

‘until now I've been fairly agnostic about electoral reform’;

Agnosticadjective

denoting or relating to hardware or software that is compatible with many types of platform or operating system

‘many common file formats (JPEG, MP3, etc.) are platform-agnostic’; ‘our industry is moving towards a device-agnostic model’;

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