Definition of gnosis in English:

gnosis

Syllabification: gno·sis
Pronunciation: /ˈnōsis
 
/

noun

  • Knowledge of spiritual mysteries.
    More example sentences
    • This is a gross oversimplification, I think, but it lays the groundwork for potential gnosis through these horror-inspired ascending spirals of identity and awareness.
    • Gnosis changes you - that's what makes it gnosis.
    • The wisdom embodied in a Christian practice is not gnosis, available only to enlightened ones who decode hidden mysteries.

Origin

late 16th century: from Greek gnōsis 'knowledge' (related to gignōskein 'know').

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