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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Lacking knowledge or awareness; unaware: incognizant of the new political situation.

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  • adj. Lacking knowledge; unaware (of)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not cognizant; failing to apprehended or notice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not cognizant; failing to cognize or apprehend. Also spelled incognisant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (often followed by `of') not aware

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Examples

  • Add her unexpected, green eyes in her flawless, brown skin and the fact that she seemed completely incognizant of what a stunningly beautiful, young woman she was growing into and Keshari was a force to be reckoned with even then.

    Larger Than Lyfe

  • The satirical point of the Steinberg illustration was, of course, that New Yorkers are so wrapped up in their “microcosm” that they are incognizant of the macrocosm.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A New York Court?

  • Stephen Lathrop: The satirical point of the Steinberg illustration was, of course, that New Yorkers are so wrapped up in their “microcosm” that they are incognizant of the macrocosm.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A New York Court?

  • This de-reform has rendered us totally incognizant of which profligate special interest group is spending how much money for what candidate or why or when or where it's given.

    Will Durst: Helen Keller's Mushrooms

  • And if there's a fear, it's that some of the Republicans in Washington are not incognizant of the people.

    CNN Transcript Jun 8, 2009

  • According to statistics printed in Arab News, the Saudi rate of divorce is reaching 60 percent, yet women are often incognizant of their post-marital rights.

    Married Saudi Girls Can't Divorce Until Puberty: Judge

  • Never have I forsook grammar, but heretofore I was incognizant that Nazis were on their side.

    Extra-Ordinary: From Publicity to P-Fars

  • Even if she did survive initially, she would have been insensate and incognizant because the areas of the brain needed for feeling and thinking never developed.

    Baby Warning Instructions

  • The "victims" of advance fee scams are rarely incognizant of their alleged role.

    Nigerian Scams - Begging Your Trust in Africa

  • We cannot suppose him, on the night of the fatal Sunday, both innocent himself and incognizant of an outrage committed.

    The Mystery of Marie Roget

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