partial or total inability to recognize objects by use of the senses.
(psychol) loss or diminution of the power to recognize familiar objects or people, usually as a result of brain damage
agnosia ag·no·sia (āg-nō’zhə)
Loss of the ability to interpret sensory stimuli, such as sounds or images.
a person who holds that the existence of the ultimate cause, as God, and the essential nature of things are unknown and unknowable, or that human knowledge is limited to experience. Synonyms: disbeliever, nonbeliever, unbeliever; doubter, skeptic, secularist, empiricist; heathen, heretic, infidel, pagan. a person who denies or doubts the possibility of ultimate knowledge in […]
the doctrine or belief of an . an intellectual doctrine or attitude affirming the uncertainty of all claims to ultimate knowledge. Contemporary Examples It’s this agnosticism, he argued, that leaves BDSers open to accusations that they want to see the country destroyed. Not Trying To Cause A Big Sensation Jacob Silverman October 7, 2012 “Maybe […]
- Agnus dei
Ecclesiastical. a figure of a lamb as emblematic of Christ. such a representation with the nimbus inscribed with the cross about its head, and supporting the banner of the cross. a prayer addressed to Christ as Savior preceding the communion in the Mass. a musical setting of this prayer. Historical Examples The Agnus Dei and […]
gone; gone by; past (usually preceded by a noun): five days ago. in past time; in the past: All this happened long ago. Contemporary Examples A little while ago, food professionals were at the bottom of the social scale; now we are “geniuses.” How Julia Loosened Me Up Jacques Pepin August 3, 2009 Modi, one […]