cog·ni·zant [kog-nuh-zuhnt, kon-uh-]
1. having cognizance; aware (usually followed by of): He was cognizant of the difficulty.
2. having legal cognizance.
OTHER WORDS FROM COGNIZANT
WORDS RELATED TO COGNIZANT
observant, knowledgeable, conscious, informed, apprehensive, judicious, acquainted, alive, au courant, awake, conversant, familiar, knowing, perceptive, savvy, sensible, sentient, versed, with it, down with
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SYNONYM STUDY FOR COGNIZANT
1. See conscious.
Origin: 1810–20; cogniz(ance) + -ant
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR COGNIZANT
You starred on Entourage, but also seem to be cognizant of classism.
ADRIAN GRENIER TALKS THE ECONOMY, THE ‘ENTOURAGE’ MOVIE, AND THE HBO SERIES’ ALLEGED ‘MISOGYNY’|MARLOW STERN|OCTOBER 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We have to be cognizant of the fact that we all could have conflict minerals in our products,” said Leet.
WILL YOU CHOOSE A CONFLICT-FREE MICROPROCESSOR?|INTEL|MAY 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am cognizant of the learning curve and the importance of understanding the process of manufacturing, concept to delivery.
KATE BOSWORTH IS BACK AND CRAZY IN LOVE|ERIN CUNNINGHAM|NOVEMBER 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Cognizant, headquartered in New Jersey, grew out of a partnership between Dun & Bradstreet and an Indian firm.
LEGAL OUTSOURCING WITHIN THE UNITED STATES|ILANA GLAZER|APRIL 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Even Israelis themselves thought the statement could have been more artful and cognizant of the nuances of the age-old conflict.
ROMNEY OFFENDS ISRAEL AND PALESTINE WITH ECONOMIC COMPARISON|DANIEL STONE|JULY 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Of all these properties of the agave the Toltecs were cognizant.
It sometimes now seems that unknown and subtle forces of which we are not cognizant supported me.
MY ATTAINMENT OF THE POLE|FREDERICK A. COOK
All their customs seemed strange to him, and he was cognizant of none of them.
THE RED AND THE BLACK|STENDHAL
Perhaps, cognizant alike of tempest and calm, it recognized this son's kinship with itself.
WHEN 'BEAR CAT' WENT DRY|CHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
If I am correctly informed, he is cognizant of the business on which I wish to speak to you.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. III (OF 3)|CHARLES DICKENS