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Meaning of COGNITION

Pronunciation:  kâg'nishun

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.