ἀγνοέω

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From ἀ- (a-, not) the root of γίγνομαι (gígnomai, know) +‎ -έω (-éō, verb-forming suffix). Compare ἀγνώς (agnṓs, unknown), ἄγνοια (ágnoia, ignorance).

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ἀγνοέω (agnoéō)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To not perceive or recognize, to not know, to fail to understand, to be ignorant, to forget.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, litotes, with negative) To not be ignorant, to know well
  3. (intransitive) To sin or act unethically out of ignorance.

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