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Definition of Omniscience


  1. The quality or state of being omniscient; -- an attribute peculiar to God.

Omniscience Quotations

Our understanding, great as it sometimes seems, can be nothing but the wide-eyed wonder of the child when measured against omniscience.
Henry Eyring

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
George Eliot

Science is his forte, and omniscience his foible.
Sydney Smith

In human history, we are going from knowledge to omniscience, from potence to omnipotence, from ethics and religion to righteousness. So, in my view, God comes at the end of this long process. This may not happen in our lifetimes or even in the lifetime of our species.
Martin Seligman

In mid-20th-century America, it could be argued that the novelist still had the most claim of anyone to omniscience. Whatever he/she couldn't prove, he/she could gesture at.
Joshua Cohen
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Omniscience Translations

omniscience in German is Allwissenheit {f}
omniscience in Italian is onniscienza
omniscience in Spanish is omnisciencia
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