Cognizant Definition

kŏgnĭ-zənt
adjective
Having cognizance; aware or informed (of something)
Webster's New World
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.
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Origin of Cognizant

  • From Latin, perhaps via Old French conoissant, present participle of conoistre

    From Wiktionary

  • From cognizance

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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