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Fully informed; conscious. See Synonyms at aware.
cognizant(ˈkɒɡnɪzənt; ˈkɒnɪ-) or
(usually foll by of) aware; having knowledge
cog•ni•zant(ˈkɒg nə zənt, ˈkɒn ə-)
1. having cognizance; aware (usu. fol. by of): We were cognizant of the difficulty.
2. having legal cognizance.
syn: See conscious.
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|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"