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English noun: cognizance

1. cognizance (cognition) having knowledge of


SamplesHe had no awareness of his mistakes.
His sudden consciousness of the problem he faced.
Their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive.


Synonymsawareness, cognisance, consciousness, knowingness


Broader (hypernym)knowing


Narrower (hyponym)feel, self-awareness, sense


Attributeaware, cognisant, cognizant, incognizant, unaware


Antonymsincognizance

2. cognizance (cognition) range of what one can know or understand


SamplesBeyond my ken.


Synonymsken


Broader (hypernym)knowing

3. cognizance (cognition) range or scope of what is perceived


Broader (hypernym)perception









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