Saturday, March 08, 2014
Citations for cognizant
A Frenchman was cognizant of the murder. It is possible--indeed it is far more than probable--that he was innocent of all participation in the bloody transaction which took place.
I don't really think you've been as cognizant of that fact in the past as you might have been.
Origin of cognizant
Cognizant is modern construction, dating from the early 1800s. It is likely formed from the term cognizance.