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Definition 1: having knowledge of - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where cognisance or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had no awareness of his mistakes
  • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
  • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

Synonyms for cognisance in the sense of this definition

(cognisance is a kind of ...) a clear and certain mental apprehension

(... is a kind of cognisance ) awareness of your own individuality

(... is a kind of cognisance ) an intuitive awareness

"he has a feel for animals" "it's easy when you get the feel of it"

(... is a kind of cognisance ) a general conscious awareness

"a sense of security" "a sense of happiness" "a sense of danger" "a sense of self"

(... are attributes of cognisance) (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"

(... are attributes of cognisance) (often followed by `of') not aware

"seemed unaware of the scrutiny" "unaware of the danger they were in" "unaware of the newborn hope" "the most unaware person I've known"

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