cognizance

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  • No such cases had been taken cognizance of by civil authorities within my knowledge. Cited from Report on the Condition of the South, Carl Schurz
  • The time has come when this great nation should take national cognizance of this problem. Cited from The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I (of IV), by W. Grant Hague
  • His eyes seemed the only part about him that showed cognizance of what was going on. Cited from Sylvia's Lovers Vol. II, by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Parliament takes no cognizance of whether they love each other or not. Cited from German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VII
  • They could take no legal cognizance of his person or his acts. Cited from Life of John of Barneveld, 1618-19 by Motley
  • For the same reason laws may even take cognizance of men's thoughts. Cited from Handbook of Ethical Theory,George Stuart Fullerton
  • This continued until each member of the class had received the same mental cognizance.
  • That indeed was a subject, in a great degree, within my own cognizance. Cited from Carwin the Biloquist, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • Three days later the parliament took cognizance of the government's leave.
  • Did it merely take cognizance of what passed within the soul? Cited from The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
  • It is high time that parents and religious teachers took more cognizance than they do of this fact. Cited from Fifty-Two Story Talks To Boys And Girls, by Howard J. Chidley
  • They immediately formed themselves into branch committees, each two taking cognizance of a department. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 17, No. 489
  • At last the government officials found themselves forced to take cognizance of the affair. Cited from The Second Deluge, by Garrett P. Serviss
  • Do we take a step that falls outside of his cognizance? Cited from The Allen House, by T. S. Arthur
  • Be good enough to take cognizance of my will, which is there on the table. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII., by Guy de Maupassant
  • They sat in the open air, in common with all courts having cognizance of murder. Cited from Athens: Rise and Fall, by Lytton, Book 2
  • Of all this, the boy with the dark eyes had taken quick cognizance. Cited from Finger Posts on the Way of Life, by T.S.Arthur
  • Moreover, the test in question takes no cognizance of persons who have no power of control. Cited from Courts and Criminals, by Arthur Train
  • They come of course again under the cognizance of the laws. Cited from A Portraiture of Quakerism, Volume III (of 3), by Thomas Clarkson
  • These were the largest political organizations of which he had personal cognizance. Cited from A Short History of Russia, by Mary Platt Parmele
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Words starting with cognizance

Meaning of cognizance

  • noun Range of what one can know or understand
    beyond my ken
  • noun Range or scope of what is perceived