knowing


knowing
I. noun Date: 14th century acquaintance, cognizance II. adjective Date: 14th century 1. having or reflecting knowledge, information, or intelligence 2. a. shrewdly and keenly alert ; astute <
a knowing observer
>
b. indicating possession of exclusive inside knowledge or information <
a knowing smile
>
3. cognitive 4. deliberate <
knowing interference in the affairs of another
>
knowingly adverbknowingness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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