Definition of Cognoscente

1. Noun. An expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts.

Exact synonyms: Connoisseur
Generic synonyms: Authority
Specialized synonyms: Aesthete, Esthete, Wine Lover
Derivative terms: Connoisseurship



Definition of Cognoscente

1. n. A connoisseur.

Definition of Cognoscente

1. Noun. Someone possessing superior or specialized knowledge in a particular field; a connoisseur. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cognoscente

1. [n -SCENTI]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognoscente

cognizers
cognizes
cognizing
cognizor
cognizors
cognomen
cognomens
cognometrics
cognomina
cognominal
cognominals
cognomination
cognosce
cognosced
cognoscence
cognoscente (current term)
cognoscenti
cognosces
cognoscibility
cognoscible
cognoscitive
cognovit
cognovit judgement
cognovit judgment
cognovits
cogon

Literary usage of Cognoscente

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1. History of Scottish Seals from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century, with by Walter de Gray Birch (1907)
"... adorn our museums and antiquarian collections, and to show that the taste of the mediaeval cognoscente was by no means inferior to the modern antiquary. ..."

2. The Knowableness of God: Its Relation to the Theory of Knowledge in St. Thomas by Matthew Schumacher (1905)
"Forma autem hujusmodi potest considerari dupliciter: uno modo secundum esse, quod habet in cognoscente, alio modo secundum respectum quem habet ad rem, ..."

3. The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale by Oliver Goldsmith (1900)
"412 cognoscente. Should be cognoscente, a connoisseur or judge of art. (Italian.) 417 Pietro Perugino (1446-1524) was one of the early masters of the Tuscan ..."

4. Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers.: To which is Added Porsoniana by Samuel Rogers, Alexander Dyce, William Maltby (1856)
"ED. f " Upon asking how he had been taught the art of a cognoscente so very suddenly, he assured me that nothing was more easy. ..."

5. Scholasticism Old and New: An Introduction to Scholastic Philosophy by Maurice Wulf (1907)
"Cogni- tum est in cognoscente secundum modum cognos- centis. ... Omnis cognitio fit secundum similitudinem cogniti in cognoscente. ..."

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