Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Cognition (Page: 273)

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.