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cognoscible

[kog-nos-uh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. capable of being known.
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Origin of cognoscible

1635–45; < Late Latin cognōscibilis, equivalent to cognōscere (see cognizance) + -ibilis -ible
Related formscog·nos·ci·bil·i·ty, nounun·cog·nos·ci·bil·i·ty, nounun·cog·nos·ci·ble, adjective
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Related Words for cognoscible

comprehensible, corporeal, discernible, intelligible, knowing, observant, palpable, patent, perceptible, perspicacious, sensible, sensitive, tangible, translucent, trenchant, cognitive, cognizable, cognoscible, percipient, recognizable

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Historical Examples of cognoscible

  • The Cognoscible is correlative, not with actual cognition (ἐπιστήμη) but with potential Cognition, or with a potential Cognoscens.

    Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume III (of 4)

    George Grote

  • If the features were but cognoscible, no matter whether the flesh resembled flesh, or oilskin.