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/ ˈnoʊ ɪŋ /
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OTHER WORDS FROM knowingknow·ing·ly, adverbknow·ing·ness, noun
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How to use knowing in a sentence
Nothing like a little world economy knowingness to silence the in-laws.How to Sound Smart on Thanksgiving|Samuel P. Jacobs|November 23, 2010|DAILY BEAST
In recent weeks, McHale has used The Soup to promote Community—with facetious knowingness, of course.From Soup to Spotlight|Nicole LaPorte|September 13, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Anthony negatived the question decisively with a reference to his general knowingness.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
The primitive Roxburgheians used to sport these toasts as a symbol of knowingness and high caste in book-hunting freemasonry.The Book-Hunter|John Hill Burton
Here Jack whistled low, shut one eye with deep knowingness, and grinned behind his bell-crown.The Entailed Hat|George Alfred Townsend
From this lack of housewifely knowingness and capacity, she suffered much and Shelley not a little.The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2)|John Cordy Jeaffreson
Therefore all-knowingness is possible only in the sense of capacity for all knowledge.The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya|Translator: George Thibaut
British Dictionary definitions for knowing
/ (ˈnəʊɪŋ) /
suggesting secret information or knowledge
wise, shrewd, or clever
there is no knowing one cannot tell
Derived forms of knowingknowingly, adverbknowingness, noun
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