English noun: knowingness
|1.||knowingness (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, cognizance, consciousness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||feel, self-awareness, sense|
|Attribute||aware, cognisant, cognizant, incognizant, unaware|
|2.||knowingness (cognition) shrewdness demonstrated by knowledge|
|Broader (hypernym)||astuteness, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, shrewdness|