knowingness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

knowing +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

knowingness (uncountable)

  1. The quality or state of being knowing
    • 2007 February 4, David Berreby, “No ____ Need Apply”, New York Times:
      Dripping with unearned knowingness, indifferent to the factual debate involved.

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