Cognoscitive Cog*nos"ci*tive, a. Having the power of knowing. [Obs.] ``An innate cognoscitive power.'' --Cudworth. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • cognoscitive — cognoscitively, adv. /kog nos i tiv/, adj. having the ability to know or discover: cognoscitive powers. [1630 40; < L cognosc(ere) to know, come to know + ITIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cognoscitive — adjective having the power of knowing And therefore the act of knowledge is terminated in the intellect; and for this reason the cognoscitive virtues are in the intellect itself, or the reason …   Wiktionary

  • cognoscitive — səd.iv adjective Etymology: Latin cognoscere to know + English itive : having the power of knowing cognoscitive abilities …   Useful english dictionary

  • cognoscitive — cog·nos·ci·tive …   English syllables

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  • cognitif — cognitif, ive (kog ni tif, ti v ) adj. Terme de philosophie. Qui est relatif à la connaissance.    Qui est capable de connaître. •   Les conditions de la cognition humaine, la constitution de l organe cognitif de l homme influent sur toutes ses… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • intellectual — adj 1. mental, cognitive, cerebral; abstract, metaphysical, transcendental. 2. intelligent, brainy, profound, gifted, well endowed, talented; cognoscitive, academic, educated, •well instructed, well schooled; erudite, knowledgeable, learned,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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