cognizant

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. sensible, aware, conscious. See knowledge.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. informed, aware, mindful; see conscious 1 .
See Synonym Study at conscious .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a.
[KOG ni zunt]
aware; conscious.
Are you cognizant of the deteriorating environment?
SYN.: aware, conscious, informed, familiar, knowing, acquainted with, enlightened, mindful, apprised, in the know, understanding.
ANT.: ignorant, unaware, oblivious
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Marked by comprehension, cognizance, and perception: alive, awake, aware, sensible, sentient, wise1. Slang: hip. Idiom: on to. See KNOWLEDGE.

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