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used in This Side of Paradise

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a person who believes they lack true knowledge about the existence of God (but believes that God might exist)

or more rarely:  someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something
  • "I act as an escape from the weariness of agnosticism, and I think I'm the only man who knows how his staid old mind is really at sea and longs for a sturdy spar like the Church to cling to."
    1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (68% in)
  • I confess that the war instead of making me orthodox, which is the correct reaction, has made me a passionate agnostic.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (98% in)

There are no more uses of "agnostic" in This Side of Paradise.

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