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cognition

cog·ni·tion

cognition

 
 
pronunciation:
kag nI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the mental acts or processes by which knowledge is acquired or processed.
A severe blow to the head can impair cognition.
definition 2: the result of this process.
He studied the cognitions that create anger.
derivation: cognitive (adj.)
Word Parts
The word cognition contains the following part:
cogn, cognit, gnor Latin root that means know, knowledge
synonyms:
gnos, gnosis, gnom, -gnomy