Cog*ni"tion (?), n. [L.
cognitio, fr. cognoscere, cognitum, to
become acquainted with, to know; co- + noscere,
gnoscere, to get a knowledge of. See Know,
v. t.] 1. The act of
knowing; knowledge; perception.
I will not be myself nor have cognation
Of what I feel: I am all patience.
2. That which is known.