Definition of Omniscient

1. Adjective. Infinitely wise.

Exact synonyms: All-knowing
Similar to: Wise
Derivative terms: Omniscience



Definition of Omniscient

1. a. Having universal knowledge; knowing all things; infinitely knowing or wise; as, the omniscient God.

Definition of Omniscient

1. Proper noun. God. ¹

2. Adjective. Having total knowledge. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Omniscient

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Omniscient

1. Having universal knowledge; knowing all things; infinitely knowing or wise; as, the omniscient God. Omnis"ciently, "For what can scape the eye Of God all-seeing, or deceive his heart Omniscient?" (Milton) Origin: Omni- + L. Sciens, -entis, p. Pr. Of scire to know: cf. F. Omniscient. See Science. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omniscient

omnipotent
omnipotently
omnipotents
omnipresence
omnipresences
omnipresency
omnipresent
omnipresential
omniprevalent
omnirange
omniranges
omniscent
omniscience
omnisciences
omnisciency
omniscient (current term)
omnisciently
omniscious
omnisentience
omnisentient
omnishambles
omnispective
omnitheism
omnitheist
omnitheists
omnium
omnium-gatherum
omniums

Literary usage of Omniscient

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1. The Artist at Work: Narrative Technique in Chrétien de Troyes by Evelyn Mullally (1988)
"The Disappearance of the omniscient Narrator The world of Yvain is more varied than that of Erec, more ambiguous than that of ..."

2. A History of Greek Philosophy from the Earliest Period to the Time of Socrates by Eduard Zeller (1881)
"... therefore, be simple, because it could not otherwise be all-mighty and omniscient, and it must be all-mighty and omniscient, that it may order the world ..."

3. The Theological and Literary Journal (1851)
"He thus acknowledges that he interprets the word of the omniscient Spirit by his preconceived theory; for whatever Swedenborg's pantheism exhibits as ..."

4. The Boston Handel and Haydn Society Collection of Church Music: Being a by Handel and Haydn Society (Boston, Mass.), Mass Handel and Haydn Society (Boston, Lowell Mason (1830)
"... I Father of all, omniscient Mind, Thy wisdom who can comprehend ? Its highest point, what eye can find, ..."

5. Some Dogmas of Religion by John McTaggart Ellis McTaggart (1906)
"We need not consider here the argument that the truth of Idealism would involve the existence of an omniscient being, and that such a being could only be ..."

6. The Manual of the Art of Fiction: Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges by Clayton Meeker Hamilton (1918)
"The omniscient Point of View; 2. The Limited Point of View; 3. The Rigidly Restricted Point of View—Two Tones of Narrative, Impersonal and Personal: 1. ..."

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