Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: cognizant
IPA transcription: [k'ɑɡnəzənt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: aware(p), cognizant, cognisant
    Meaning: (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception; "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"
Usage examples
  • Among themselves they communicate by means of what Perry says must be a sixth sense which is cognizant of a fourth dimension.
  • Substance in space we are cognizant of only through forces operative in it, either drawing others towards itself (attraction), or preventing others from forcing into itself (repulsion and impenetrability).
  • 'I believe,' interposed Miss Maylie, 'that at this period of our interview, I need not give that gentleman the trouble of going away. If I am correctly informed, he is cognizant of the business on which I wish to speak to you.'