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English noun: cognisance

1. cognisance (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, cognizance, consciousness, knowingness

Broader (hypernym)knowing

Narrower (hyponym)feel, self-awareness, sense

Attributeaware, cognisant, cognizant, incognizant, unaware


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