gnosis

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From Ancient Greek γνῶσις (gnôsis, knowledge).

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gnosis (plural gnoses)

  1. (Gnosticism) An immanent form of knowledge or transcendent insight, such as sought by the Gnostics.
  2. Act or process of knowing.
  3. (occult) An altered state of awareness in which the will is magically effective.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γνῶσις (gnôsis, knowledge).

Noun[edit]

gnosis m

  1. (Gnosticism, singular only) gnosis

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  • gnosis” in The Ordnett Dictionary