Definitions for knowingness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

know•ingˈnoʊ ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. affecting or revealing shrewd knowledge of secret or private information:

    a knowing glance.

  2. having knowledge or information; intelligent.

  3. shrewd, sharp, or astute.

  4. conscious; intentional; deliberate.

Origin of knowing:

1325–75

know′ing•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. awareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisance, knowingness(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"

  2. knowingness(noun)

    shrewdness demonstrated by knowledge

Wiktionary

  1. knowingness(Noun)

    The quality or state of being knowing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knowingness(noun)

    the state or quality of being knowing or intelligent; shrewdness; skillfulness

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