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Meaning of COGNITION

Pronunciation:  kâg'nishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
 

COGNITION is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: knowledge, noesis
 
 See Also: ability, attitude, brain, cognitive content, cognitive factor, cognitive operation, cognitive process, content, equivalent, general knowledge, head, history, inability, information, lexicon, lexis, mental attitude, mental lexicon, mental object, mental process, mind, nous, operation, perception, place, power, practice, process, psyche, psychological feature, public knowledge, structure, unconscious process, vocabulary

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cog*ni"tion\, n. [L. cognitio, fr. cognoscere,
cognitum, to become acquainted with, to know; co- + noscere,
gnoscere, to get a knowledge of. See {Know}, v. t.]
1. The act of knowing; knowledge; perception.

         I will not be myself nor have cognation Of what I
         feel: I am all patience.              --Shak.

2. That which is known.

 

 

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