Definitions

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  • adv. In a gnostic way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a gnostic or knowing manner; cleverly; knowingly.
  • According to Gnosticism: after the method or manner of the Gnostics.

Etymologies

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gnostic +‎ -ally

Examples

  • "gnostically" laid out; and the plot thickens and presents various sides of itself, like a craftsmanly made and tossed pancake.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • LNN: Tell us about your interest in Eastern religion and mysticism: is it literary, Fortean, or spiritual, and do you thus align yourself less with Lovecraft's hard line mechanistic materialism and more with other more gnostically inclined Weird authors like Machen?

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Since I'm advocating for as much Tango as Gospel of Thomas et al, I suggest that the gnostically curious treat herself to a pair of these:

    Professors of Walking

  • (This should be enough to kickstart things, but if not, you have my permission to gnostically add, "I mean, Wheat Kings is obviously Saskatchewan.") 3.

    sirilyan Diary Entry

  • "All but t 'gam' bag and t 'liquor ca-ase, sur," Tim replied, touching his hat gnostically as he spoke; "Ay reckoned ple-ease sur, 'at you'd maybe want to fill t' yan oop, and empty t 'oother!"

    Warwick Woodlands Things as they Were There Twenty Years Ago

  • "I say, little Sir Bingo," said the Squire, "this is the very fellow that we saw down at the Willow-slack on Saturday -- he was tog'd gnostically enough, and cast twelve yards of line with one hand -- the fly fell like a thistledown on the water."

    St. Ronan's Well

  • Iceland Spar, provides the physical representation of the novel's sense of there being two worlds, one of which remains unseen to us and only gnostically available.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • “I say, little Sir Bingo,” said the Squire, “this is the very fellow that we saw down at the Willow-slack on Saturday — he was tog’d gnostically enough, and cast twelve yards of line with one hand — the fly fell like a thistledown on the water.”

    Saint Ronan's Well

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