1. [ noun ] (psychology) having knowledge of
Synonyms: awareness consciousness cognizance cognisance

"he had no awareness of his mistakes" "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced" "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"

Related terms: knowing sense feel self-awareness know aware unaware
2. [ noun ] (psychology) shrewdness demonstrated by knowledge
Related terms: shrewdness
Similar spelling:   knowingly