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1. cognition

noun. ['kɑːgˈnɪʃən'] the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning.

Synonyms

  • knowledge
  • episteme
  • unconscious process
  • equivalent
  • head
  • mental process
  • perception
  • public knowledge
  • mind
  • process
  • cognitive content
  • mental attitude
  • cognitive operation
  • mental lexicon
  • place
  • structure
  • nous
  • power
  • information
  • operation
  • lexicon
  • mental object
  • inability
  • practice
  • cognitive process
  • history
  • brain
  • attitude
  • content
  • psyche
  • ability
  • general knowledge
  • cognitive factor
  • psychological feature
  • vocabulary
  • lexis

Antonyms

  • ability
  • unequal
  • undock
  • follower

Etymology

  • cognicion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cognitio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cognition

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  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
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  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
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  • electrician
  • disposition
  • dimunition

Example sentences of the word cognition


1. Noun, singular or mass
Shame does not require cognition at nearly the high level that disappointment-regret does.

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