knowingness
noun see knowing II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Knowingness — Know ing*ness, n. The state or quality of being knowing or intelligent; shrewdness; skillfulness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knowingness — knowing ► ADJECTIVE 1) suggesting that one has secret knowledge. 2) chiefly derogatory experienced or shrewd, especially excessively or prematurely so. ► NOUN ▪ the state of being aware or informed. ● there is no knowing Cf. ↑there is no knowing …   English terms dictionary

  • knowingness — noun 1. having knowledge of he had no awareness of his mistakes his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive • Syn: ↑awareness, ↑consciousness, ↑cognizance, ↑cognisance …   Useful english dictionary

  • knowingness — See knowingly. * * * …   Universalium

  • knowingness — noun The quality or state of being knowing See Also: knowingly …   Wiktionary

  • knowingness — n. understanding, knowledge; cleverness, astuteness; deliberateness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knowingness — know·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • awareness — noun 1. having knowledge of (Freq. 10) he had no awareness of his mistakes his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive • Syn: ↑consciousness, ↑cognizance, ↑cognisance, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cognisance — noun having knowledge of he had no awareness of his mistakes his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive • Syn: ↑awareness, ↑consciousness, ↑cognizance, ↑knowingness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scientology beliefs and practices — Scientology is, according to its own texts, the study and handling of the spirit in relationship to itself, others and all of life. [cite web | url=http://www.scientology.org/en US/religion/presentation/pg006.html | title=Introduction to… …   Wikipedia

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