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Noun1.cognisance - having knowledge of; "he had no awareness of his mistakes"; "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced"; "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"
self-awareness - awareness of your own individuality
feel - an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it";
sense - a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
knowing - a clear and certain mental apprehension
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If I am taking cognisance of what is offered me by my senses I do so but to bring the results within the circle of my reason.
Nor was he less blamable for the manner in which he constituted the ephori; for these magistrates take cognisance of things of the last importance, and yet they are chosen out of the people in general; so that it often happens that a very poor person is elected to that office, who, from that circumstance, is easily bought.
Neither party would listen to the antiquaries who delivered learned lectures in the neighbourhood, showing the Bleeding Heart to have been the heraldic cognisance of the old family to whom the property had once belonged.
The old man told me he had not been in the Brazils for about nine years; but that he could assure me that when he came away my partner was living, but the trustees whom I had joined with him to take cognisance of my part were both dead: that, however, he believed I would have a very good account of the improvement of the plantation; for that, upon the general belief of my being cast away and drowned, my trustees had given in the account of the produce of my part of the plantation to the procurator-fiscal, who had appropriated it, in case I never came to claim it, one-third to the king, and two-thirds to the monastery of St.
Crime, which, under certain conditions, may seem to have created Individualism, must take cognisance of other people and interfere with them.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday took suo motu cognisance of reports about a video showing policemen beating a woman with a belt in Adarsh Nagar Police Station area in Faridabad.
Sources said the report is unlikely to take cognisance of former telecom minister A.
"The Rajasthan High Court has taken suo motu cognisance of a media report regarding sexual violence against women.
Saini, who was to take cognisance of the chargesheet on Monday, of the the development.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Tuesday took suo-moto cognisance of reports of the death of a 51-year old man who was stabbed to death allegedly for objecting to lewd comments and gestures made by a group of men on his daughter in West Delhi's Moti Nagar area on May 11.
A DELHI court on Wednesday took cognisance of a criminal defamation complaint filed Zee Business editor Samir Ahluwalia against Naveen Jindal and others for allegedly making false and defamatory statements against him in a press conference.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday took suo motu cognisance of a report that more than four months after the disappearance of fishing boat 'Suvarna Tribuja', from Udupi in Karnataka, seven fishermen on board are still missing.