Daily Word List 23rd Sept'16

By Asakti|Updated : June 17th, 2017

Dear Aspirants

Today we will learn the words formed from the following root word.

Today's root word- GNOSI & COGNOSC

Meaning- Know

(1) Cognition :- the act or process of knowing

'co-' + 'gni-' + '-tus' + '-ion'

'gni' a variant stem of gnōscere, nōscere, to learn

'tus' past participle suffix

(2) Cognizable :- can be known 

cogniz(ance) + -able

cogniz(ance) : awareness, realization, or knowledge;


'-able' : a suffix meaning capable of

(3) Cognizance : awareness, realization, or knowledge

cognition + -ance

'-ance' :- a suffix used to form nouns either from adjectives in -ant or from verbs; used to indicate action

(4) Cognoscente :  persons who have superior knowledge and understanding of a particular field, especially in the fine arts, literature, and world of fashion.

cognition + -ent

'-ent' : a suffix, equivalent to -ant, appearing in nouns and adjectives of Latin origin / causing or performing an action or existing in a certain condition


(5) Incognito : having one's identity concealed, as under an assumed name, especially to avoid notice or formal attentions.

'In-' + cognition 

'In-' : Towards & within

(6) Prognosis : a forecast


'Pro-' + gnosis

'Pro-' : a prefix of priority in space or time having especially a meaning of advancing or projecting forward or outward

gnosis : knowledge of spiritual matters


(7) Prognostic : of or relating to prognosis





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