Posted by: retarigan | May 14, 2016

Word Dictionary [140516]


Word of the day: cognition
Definition: n. Philos. knowing, perceiving, or conceiving as an act or faculty distinct from emotion and volition.
Synonyms: knowledge, noesis
Etymology: L cognitio (as CO-, gnoscere gnit- apprehend) (more…)

pronunciation: kɔɡˈnɪʃən

from Oxford: cognition

n.
1 Philos. knowing, perceiving, or conceiving as an act or faculty distinct from emotion and volition.
2 a result of this; a perception, sensation, notion, or intuition.
Derivatives: cognitional adj.  cognitive adj.
Etymology: L cognitio (as CO-, gnoscere gnit- apprehend)

from Wordnet: cognition

n : the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning [syn: knowledge, noesis]

Quote of the day: A picture is a poem without words. by Horace

Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor

Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor

Birthday of the day: Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor; Charles IV (Czech: Karel IV., German: Karl IV, Latin: Carolus IV) (14 May 1316 – 29 November 1378), born Wenceslaus (Václav), was the second king of Bohemia from the House of Luxembourg, and Holy Roman Emperor.

Joke of the day: Q. How many programmers does it take to change a light bulb? A. None. That’s a hardware issue.

Thought of the day: An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

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