/in kog"neuh zeuhnt/, adj.
not cognizant; without knowledge or awareness; unaware (usually fol. by of).
[1830-40; IN-3 + COGNIZANT]

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  • incognizant — (adj.) 1837, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + COGNIZANT (Cf. cognizant) …   Etymology dictionary

  • incognizant — (Amer.) adj. not cognizant; lacking knowledge, unconscious, unaware (also incognisant) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incognizant — [in käg′nə zənt, inkän′əzənt] adj. not cognizant (of); unaware ( of) incognizance n …   English World dictionary

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  • incognizant — adjective Date: 1837 lacking awareness or consciousness < incognizant of the danger > • incognizance noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • incognizant — adjective Lacking knowledge; unaware (of) …   Wiktionary

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  • incognizant — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unaware (of). See ignorance …   English dictionary for students

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