Definition of incognizant in English:

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incognizant

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkɒ(ɡ)nɪz(ə)nt/
(also incognisant)

adjective

formal
Lacking knowledge or awareness: the government appears incognizant of the growing threat to our agricultural industry
More example sentences
  • Before my arrest, I was incognizant of the legal vampires and the prison-industrial complex: that is a poor mental condition to be in.
  • Another depiction is that of the young Aje who is misunderstood by a mother who denies or is incognizant of her daughter's force.
  • Ocean air has the ability to stir thoughts and emotions that you were incognizant of before.

Derivatives

incognizance

noun
Example sentences
  • There is beauty in incognisance. The bliss of being in the unawareness; the moment of purely unknowing, laced with idyllic presuppositions.
  • I would stress that these precautions are more often than not merely paranoia in the extreme with in-house barrack room lawyers presuming far more than their incognisance qualifies them to assert.
  • Our limited knowledge of the facts, of hidden chain of circumstances, and other incognizance keep us from being infallible judges.

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