Agnoiology
Agnoiology Ag`noi*ol"o*gy ([a^]g`noi*[o^]l"[-o]*j[y^]), n. [Gr. 'a`gnoia ignorance + -logy.] (Metaph.) The doctrine concerning those things of which we are necessarily ignorant. [1913 Webster] ||

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