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COGNISANCE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does cognisance mean? 

COGNISANCE (noun)
  The noun COGNISANCE has 1 sense:

1. having knowledge of

  Familiarity information: COGNISANCE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COGNISANCE (noun)


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Meaning:

Having knowledge of

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

awareness; cognisance; cognizance; knowingness; consciousness

Context examples:

he had no awareness of his mistakes / his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced / their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

Hypernyms ("cognisance" is a kind of...):

knowing (a clear and certain mental apprehension)

Attribute:

aware; cognisant; cognizant ((sometimes followed by 'of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception)

incognizant; unaware ((often followed by 'of') not aware)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cognisance"):

self-awareness (awareness of your own individuality)

feel (an intuitive awareness)

sense (a general conscious awareness)


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