HyperDic: knowingness

English > 2 senses of the word knowingness:
NOUNcognitionknowingness, awareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisancehaving knowledge of
cognitionknowingnessshrewdness demonstrated by knowledge
English > knowingness: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningHaving knowledge of.
Example "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"
Synonymsawareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisance
Attributesaware, cognizant, cognisant(sometimes followed by 'of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
unaware, incognizant(often followed by 'of') not aware / aware
NarrowerfeelAn intuitive awareness
self-awarenessawareness of your own individuality
senseA general conscious awareness
BroaderknowingA clear and certain mental apprehension
OppositeincognizanceA lack of knowledge or recognition
Spanishconciencia, conocimiento
Catalanconeixement, consciència
Adjectivesknowinghighly educated
knowingevidencing the possession of inside information
knowingalert and fully informed
English > knowingness: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningshrewdness demonstrated by knowledge.
Broadershrewdness, astuteness, perspicacity, perspicaciousnessintelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
Adjectivesknowingevidencing the possession of inside information
knowingcharacterized by conscious design or purpose

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