- The definition of cognizant is being fully aware, informed or conscious of something.
An example of cognizant is someone knowing that an original plan has been changed.
cognizant definition by Webster's New World
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having cognizance; aware or informed (of something)
cognizant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Fully informed; conscious. See Synonyms at aware.
Origin: From cognizance.