English noun: cognizance
|1.||cognizance (cognition) having knowledge of|
|Samples||He had no awareness of his mistakes.|
His sudden consciousness of the problem he faced.
Their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive.
|Synonyms||awareness, cognisance, consciousness, knowingness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||feel, self-awareness, sense|
|Attribute||aware, cognisant, cognizant, incognizant, unaware|
|2.||cognizance (cognition) range of what one can know or understand|
|Samples||Beyond my ken.|
|3.||cognizance (cognition) range or scope of what is perceived|