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Word of the Day 12/10/18 Cognizant

Cognizant (adjective)
cognizant [kog-nuh-zuh nt, kon-uh-]
(previously 04-25-13)

adjective
1. having cognizance; aware (usually followed by of): He was cognizant of the difficulty.
2. having legal cognizance or jurisdiction.

Related forms
non·cog·ni·zant , adjective
non·cog·ni·zant·ly , adverb
pre·cog·ni·zant , adjective
un·cog·ni·zant , adjective

Related Words for cognizant
observant, knowledgeable, conscious, informed, apprehensive, judicious, acquainted, alive, awake, conversant, familiar, knowing, perceptive, savvy, sensible, sentient, versed, grounded, witting

Synonym study
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1. See conscious.

Origin: First recorded in 1810–20; cogniz(ance) + -ant

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