From Middle English cognicion, from Latin cognitio (“knowledge, perception, a judicial examination, trial”), from cognitus, past participle of cognoscere (“to know”), from co- (“together”) + *gnoscere, older form of noscere (“to know”); see know, and compare cognize, cognizance, cognizor, cognosce, connoisseur.
Wikipedia cognition (countable and uncountable; plural cognitions)
- The process of knowing.
- (countable) A result of a cognitive process.
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