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Lacking knowledge or awareness; unaware: incognizant of the new political situation.

in·cog′ni·zance (-zəns) n.
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Noun1.incognizance - a lack of knowledge or recognition
knowing - a clear and certain mental apprehension
awareness, cognisance, cognizance, knowingness, consciousness - 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"
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In this process of incognizance we shall start by simplifying the nature of our experiences in 3 categories of consciousness:
In conclusion, it is essential as Dalamba (2000) avers that schools aim at teaching an African program based on an African centered perspective incognizance of challenges of cultural diversity and the economic needs of the nation.
To clarify the apparent analytical incognizance of the classicals to which I am pointing, consider the indented description below of a free market's inherent process of incessant error-correction, as ably formulated by Peter Boettke and Frederic Sautet (2011).
What Some Ghosts Don't Know: Spectral Incognizance and the Horror Film.
Of the many problems with the XO laptop, some are mistakes that were a result of inadequate testing and rushing a product to market, some were the result of incognizance about laptop use in a classroom or home compared to use in a laboratory, and some are intentional design decisions.
b) Advertising of information: incognizance / poor knowledge of the types of information that can offered, the local council results
The movement to celebrate difference is, according to Allman & Wallis (1995), flawed by its incognizance of the effect of capitalism to exaggerate human differences.
Not surprisingly, I believe that all six essays in this issue--Brian McHale's "Beginning to Think about Narrative in Poetry," Seymour Chatman's "Backwards" (about narratives that reverse the usual direction of time's arrow), Marie-Laure Ryan's "Cheap Plot Tricks, Plot Holes, and Narrative Design," Kelly Marsh's "The Mother's Unnarratable Pleasure and the Submerged Plot of Persuasion," Aviva Briefel's "What Some Ghosts Don't Know: Spectral Incognizance and the Horror Film," and Luc Herman and Bart Varvaeck's "Narrative Interest as Cultural Negotiation"--are candidates to exemplify the successful case.