Synonyms and Antonyms of cognizance
1 a state of being aware <take cognizance of what is happening> Synonyms advertence, advertency, awareness, attention, consciousness, ear, eye, heed, knowledge, mindfulness, note, notice, observance, observationRelated Words hyperawareness, hyperconsciousness; advisement, care, concern, consideration, regard, watch; apprehension, discernment, grasp, mind, perception, recognition, thought, understandingNear Antonyms disregard, neglect, obliviousness, unawareness
2 knowledge gained by personal experience <seemed to have no cognizance of last night's events> Synonyms acquaintance, familiarityRelated Words association, experience, exposure, intimacy, involvement; initiation, introduction; awareness, comprehension, conception, inkling, notion, understanding; education, enlightenment, grounding, information, instruction, learning, schooling, trainingNear Antonyms callowness, greenness, ignorance, inexperienceAntonyms unfamiliarity
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