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omniscient

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Definition all-knowing (to know everything)
  • She believes God is omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent.
omniscient = all-knowing; i.e., to know everything
  • From a purely omniscient point of view, it makes no sense whatsoever.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • omniscient = all-knowing (to know everything)
  • "Are you omniscient?"
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • omniscient = all-knowing (like saying, "Do you know everything?")
  • The subject had reference to secret sin, and those sad mysteries which we hide from our nearest and dearest, and would fain conceal from our own consciousness, even forgetting that the Omniscient can detect them.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Minister's Black Veil
  • omniscient = the one who is all-knowing (God)
  • But God is ubiquitous and omniscient.
    Nietzsche, Friedrich  --  Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book For All And None
  • The vocabulary of an omniscient man would embrace words and images excluded from polite conversation.
    Emerson, Ralph Waldo  --  Essays, Second Series
  • These powerful omniscient circles who despised everyone and showed everyone up had long inspired in him a peculiar but quite vague alarm.
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  Crime And Punishment
  • It would take an omniscient Deity to know what you're talking about.
    Wharton, Edith  --  The Age of Innocence
  • "Beds be dear to fokes that don't keep geese, bain't they, Mister Fairway?" said Christian, as to an omniscient being.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • They breathlessly reported this case of crass abnormality: an omniscient girl had appeared on the scene, a maiden who heard voices.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • For these next few minutes, he was as good as omniscient to them.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • No one is omniscient, Eragon.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • And it is only what we are vividly conscious of that we can vividly imagine to be seen by Omniscience.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • You are omniscient as ever, Dumbledore.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • These powerful omniscient circles who despised everyone and showed everyone up had long inspired in him a peculiar but quite vague alarm.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • His pretensions to omniscience became more and more plausible.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • "Ha!" answered the Baron, after a long pause, "an thou knowest that, thou art indeed the author of evil, and as omniscient as the monks call thee!
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • When I lay down beside her, her flower face smiled back at me omniscient and bountiful.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • It may be just as difficult to escape his omniscience as it is to run away from your own shadow.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World

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