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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cognition  \Cog*ni"tion\,  n.  [L.  cognitio,  fr  cognoscere 
  cognitum  to  become  acquainted  with  to  know  co-  +  noscere 
  gnoscere  to  get  a  knowledge  of  See  {Know},  v.  t.] 
  1.  The  act  of  knowing;  knowledge;  perception. 
 
  I  will  not  be  myself  nor  have  cognation  Of  what  I 
  feel:  I  am  all  patience.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  known 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cognition 
  n  :  the  psychological  result  of  perception  and  learning  and 
  reasoning  [syn:  {knowledge}] 




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