What does the word cognizant mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Talking notice; aware. cognisant.

Usage examples for cognizant

  1. She was still looking at him, smiling kindly now, and, he believed, not cognizant of the terror in his heart, not advertising her beauty as at first he had supposed. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. He was cognizant of, consenting to, and in great part the author of, the whole transaction. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  3. A woman, cognizant, as all Florence was, of the circumstances said to him: " Since you barely dare to look at Beatrice, what can your love for her be?" – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
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