acatalepsy

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek α- (a-) + καταλαμβάνειν (katalambánein, to seize).

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Noun[edit]

acatalepsy (uncountable)

  1. Incomprehensibility of things; the doctrine held by the ancient Skeptic philosophers, that human knowledge never amounts to certainty, but only to probability.