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[kog-nuh-zuh nt, ‐suh nt, kon-uh‐] /ˈkɒg nə zənt, ‐sənt, ˈkɒn ə‐/
a frequent misspelling of cognizant. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He seemed so overwhelmed with his own sensations as not to be cognisant of his companion's.

    Arthur O'Leary Charles James Lever
  • That interview convinced me more than ever that she was, in some manner, cognisant of the truth.

    The Seven Secrets William Le Queux
  • I say no longer disguised—but of this the skipper made me cognisant.

    The Iron Pirate Max Pemberton
  • “I surely could not have said so, as I am not cognisant of the fact,” answered Munebrega blandly.

    The Last Look W.H.G. Kingston
  • He was not in touch with us or cognisant with our aim, nor did he allow for our limitations.

    Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone
  • But I don't at all think that they were cognisant of the attack on shore.'

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I wonder how many hundreds were cognisant of this red-headed Spanish corpse?

    Wounds in the rain Stephen Crane
  • The mother was cognisant of all this, yet she did not attempt to follow.

  • Wilde visited him at this house on two occasions that she was cognisant of.

  • Be cognisant of what you should accomplish and then decide how best to do it.

    Bridge Axioms and Laws J. B. Elwell
Word Origin and History for cognisant

alternative spelling of cognizant (q.v.); also see -ize.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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