What is Cognizant

cognizant

[ kog-nuh-zuh nt, kon-uh- ]

/ ˈkɒg nə zənt, ˈkɒn ə- /


adjective

having cognizance; aware (usually followed by of): He was cognizant of the difficulty.

having legal cognizance or jurisdiction.

Words nearby cognizant

cognitive science, cognitive therapy, cognitivism, cognizable, cognizance, cognizant, cognize, cognomen, cognoscenti, cognoscible, cognoscitive

OTHER WORDS FROM cognizant

non·cog·ni·zant, adjectivenon·cog·ni·zant·ly, adverbpre·cog·ni·zant, adjectiveun·cog·ni·zant, adjective

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Examples from the Web for non-cognizant

  • Thus Ulysses has rapidly passed from sleep through a series of non-cognizant states, till he beholds the Goddess.

    Homer's Odyssey|Denton J. Snider

British Dictionary definitions for non-cognizant

cognizant

cognisant


adjective

(usually foll by of)aware; having knowledge

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