Definition of Cognisant

1. Adjective. (sometimes followed by 'of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception. "Aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"




Definition of Cognisant

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of cognizant) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognisant

cogmen
cognacs
cognacy
cognate
cognate word
cognately
cognateness
cognates
cognation
cognations
cognescenti
cognetics
cognisable
cognisance
cognisances
cognisant (current term)
cognise
cognised
cognises
cognising
cognition
cognition disorder
cognitional
cognitions
cognitive
cognitive content
cognitive disability
cognitive dissonance
cognitive dissonance theory
cognitive factor

Literary usage of Cognisant

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1860)
"These accounts being so contradictory, I think we may conclude that George III. was not cognisant of the authorship of the Letters of Junius, and so far the ..."

2. Select Charters and Other Illustrations of English Constitutional History by William Stubbs (1890)
"And we will that every man above sii. years make oath that he will neither be a thief nor cognisant of theft. Cap. 70. This then is the alleviation which it ..."

3. The History of England Under the House of Stuart, Including the Commonwealth by Robert Vaughan (1840)
"The other matters also, though no man seemed at present to be cognisant of them, were not forgotten. Judgment concerning them was only deferred. ..."

4. The Life and Labours of Albany Fonblanque by Albany William Fonblanque, Edward Barrington De Fonblanque (1874)
"the extremities to which his zeal for a client of whose guilt he is cognisant will cany him, will in all other instances be apt to suppose that he is ..."

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