knowledgeable

[nol-i-juh-buhl]
adjective
possessing or exhibiting knowledge, insight, or understanding; intelligent; well-informed; discerning; perceptive.
Also, knowledgable.


Origin:
1600–10; knowledge + -able

knowledgeability, knowledgeableness, noun
knowledgeably, adverb
nonknowledgeable, adjective
quasi-knowledgeable, adjective
quasi-knowledgeably, adverb
unknowledgeable, adjective
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knowledgeable or knowledgable (ˈnɒlɪdʒəbəl)
 
adj
possessing or indicating much knowledge
 
knowledgable or knowledgable
 
adj
 
'knowledgeableness or knowledgable
 
n
 
'knowledgableness or knowledgable
 
n
 
'knowledgeably or knowledgable
 
adv
 
'knowledgably or knowledgable
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

knowledgeable
c.1600, "capable of being known;" from knowledge + -able. The modern sense of "having knowledge" is from 1829 and probably a new formation.
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Example sentences
Everyone is ignorant about more than they are knowledgable.
When the market becomes more knowledgable this may change.
My oldest brother is so knowledgable about cars and is constantly talking about them.
We have a knowledgable ally, a physician, on the journey with us.
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