One who professes ignorance on the knowledge of whether or not any gods exist, or even what the term means. It is a play on the words "ignorant" (to lack knowledge) and "gnostic," (knowledge pertaining to gods).

Ignosticism is sometimes compared to theological noncognitivism, and while one may be both an ignostic and a theological noncognitivist, they aren't mutually inclusive. It is also often compared to agnosticism, and nontheism in general. Most ignostics would be categorized as "weak" or "negative" atheists.
Theist: "Do you believe in God?"

Ignostic: "What is 'God'?"
by Squarecircle August 07, 2006
Someone who professes ignorance on the knowledge of whether or not any gods exist, or even what the term means. It is a portmanteau of the words "ignorance" (to lack knowledge) and "gnostic," (knowledge pertaining to gods).

Ignosticism is sometimes compared to theological noncognitivism, and while one may be both an ignostic and a theological noncognitivist, they aren't mutually inclusive. It is also often compared to agnosticism, and nontheism in general. Most ignostics would be categorized as "weak" or "negative" atheists.
Theist: "Do you believe in God?"

Ignostic: "What is 'God'?"
by squarecircle August 08, 2006
Someone who doesn't know or care whether or not there are any gods

invented by Rabbi Sherman T. Wine of the Society for Humanistic Judaism, obviously inspired by Huxley's term: agnostic
When asked wheather or not he believes in god he explained that he doesn't know or care. He is ignostic.
by guy July 07, 2004
Not knowing if there is a god or not. You choose not to believe in a god because you don't have proof.
Are you atheist??

No, I'm ignostic. There may be a god, but theres no proof.
by DahlingAriel April 13, 2009

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