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Gnosticism

Gnos·ti·cism

Gnosticism

 
pronunciation:
na st sih zm
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: an early Christian religious movement whose adherents believed in salvation through gnosis, in the evil nature of the material world, and in the incorporeality of Jesus Christ, and that was condemned as a heresy by the Church Fathers.
Word Parts
The word gnosticism contains the following part:
gnos, gnosis, gnom, -gnomy Greek root that means know, knowledge
synonyms:
cogn, cognit, gnor