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  • noununderstanding
  • nounawareness

synonyms for cognizances

  • acknowledgment
  • apprehension
  • attention
  • awareness
  • comprehension
  • discernment
  • insight
  • intelligence
  • knowledge
  • mind
  • need
  • note
  • notice
  • observance
  • observation
  • perception
  • percipience
  • reasoning
  • recognition
  • regard
  • bearing
  • notice
  • perception
  • observation
  • cognition
  • regard
  • insight
  • heed
  • mark
  • jurisdiction
  • attention
  • grasp
  • recognition
  • knowledge

antonyms for cognizances

MOST RELEVANT
  • ignorance
  • misunderstanding
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • disregard
  • thoughtlessness
  • indifference
  • inattention
  • ignorance
  • heedlessness
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How to use cognizances in a sentence

Guilds had their ceremonial dresses, and their “liveries,” and their cognizances, and considered it an honour to wear them.
NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
In later times they were allowed to correct false crests, arms, and cognizances, and register noble descents in their archives.
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
Ladies delighted to appear in the cognizances of their lords, or in their own paternal bearings.
THE MANUAL OF HERALDRY; FIFTH EDITIONANONYMOUS
The old wooden ceilings were replaced with stone vaultings, enriched with elegant carvings and cognizances.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF WINCHESTERPHILIP WALSINGHAM SERGEANT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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