cognizant


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cog·ni·zant

 (kŏg′nĭ-zənt)
adj.
Fully informed; conscious. See Synonyms at aware.

[From cognizance.]

cognizant

(ˈkɒɡnɪzənt; ˈkɒnɪ-) or

cognisant

adj
(usually foll by of) aware; having knowledge

cog•ni•zant

(ˈkɒg nə zənt, ˈkɒn ə-)

adj.
1. having cognizance; aware (usu. fol. by of): We were cognizant of the difficulty.
2. having legal cognizance.
[1810–20]
syn: See conscious.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cognizant - (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception; "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"
awake - not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"
witting - aware or knowing; "a witting tool of the Communists"
conscious - knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed"
sensible, sensitive - able to feel or perceive; "even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible parts of the skin"

cognizant

cognisant
adjective knowledgeable, aware, familiar, informed, conscious, versed, switched-on (informal), acquainted, sussed (Brit. slang), conversant, clued-up (informal) Every man must be assumed to be cognizant of the law; ignorance is no excuse.

cognizant

adjective
Marked by comprehension, cognizance, and perception:
Slang: hip.
Idiom: on to.
Translations

cognizant

[ˈkɒgnɪzənt] ADJ to be cognizant ofsaber, estar enterado de

cognizant

[ˈkɒgnɪzənt] cognisant (British) adj (formal) (= conscious) → conscient(e)

cognizant

adj (form)
(= aware, conscious) to be cognizant of somethingsich (dat)einer Sache (gen)bewusst sein
(= having jurisdiction)zuständig

cognizant

cognisant [ˈkɒgnɪzənt] adj to be cognizant of (frm) → rendersi conto di
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In his friendship for her there was appreciable no trace of sex influence of which he was cognizant.
Under this name too, they were used with great effect as a means of taming refractory children, so that at the sight of poor Miss Anne's sallow face, several small urchins had a terrified sense that she was cognizant of all their worst misdemeanours, and knew the precise number of stones with which they had intended to hit Farmer Britton's ducks.
We know that the ; immediately ensuing is the commencement of a word, and, of the six characters succeeding this 'the,' we are cognizant of no less than five.
A second Frenchman differs, moreover, with the first, and is positive that the voice was that of an Italian; but, not being cognizant of that tongue, is, like the Spaniard, 'convinced by the intonation.
But she had begun to suspect, by some involuntary betrayal of mine, that there was an abnormal power of penetration in me--that fitfully, at least, I was strangely cognizant of her thoughts and intentions, and she began to be haunted by a terror of me, which alternated every now and then with defiance.
Pennifeather was so intimately cognizant of all the circumstances connected with his wealthy uncle's disappearance, as to feel authorized to assert, distinctly and unequivocally, that his uncle was 'a murdered man.
I am convinced that he would not remain in either place, because he is possessed by an extraordinary terror of this person who ordered him to keep out of the way; in his ignorance, he believes this person to be everywhere, and cognizant of everything.
But, besides the above, we are cognizant of certain other undoubted facts, which puzzle us a good deal because they seem flatly to contradict the foregoing.
Instead of first defining the conceptions of freedom and inevitability in themselves, and then ranging the phenomena of life under those definitions, history should deduce a definition of the conception of freedom and inevitability themselves from the immense quantity of phenomena of which it is cognizant and that always appear dependent on these two elements.
Let us hope that our theory is correct, and that their shafts are powerless against minds cognizant of their unreality.
That I have some claim to the exercise of a veto here, would not, I believe, be denied by any reasonable person cognizant of the relations between us: relations which, though thrown into the past by your recent procedure, are not thereby annulled in their character of determining antecedents.
Among themselves they communicate by means of what Perry says must be a sixth sense which is cognizant of a fourth dimension.