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Definition of omniscient adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

omniscient

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ɒmˈnɪsiənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɑːmˈnɪsiənt//
 
(formal)
 
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knowing everything The novel has an omniscient narrator. Word Origin early 17th cent.: from medieval Latin omniscient- ‘all-knowing’, based on scire ‘to know’.
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