What does nescience mean?

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  1. The absence of knowledge; ignorance, especially of orthodox beliefs.
  2. (philosophy) The doctrine that nothing is actually knowable.
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What we call the historic sense is not consistent with a state of nescience.
Such an avowal of nescience is an implicit assertion of an immeasurable insight.
Ignorance cannot convince knowledge by repeated asseveration of its nescience.
On the other hand, as the limits of science expand, so do the limits of nescience become more definite.
Consider for a moment the nescience that helped trigger the downfall of former telecommunications industry darling Research in Motion.
This living entity, covered by the influence of nescience, exists in different forms in the material condition.

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