Definition of Cognoscenti

1. Noun. (plural of cognoscente) ¹



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Definition of Cognoscenti

1. cognoscente [n] - See also: cognoscente

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognoscenti

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

Literary usage of Cognoscenti

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1. The Connoisseur by George Colman, Bonnell Thornton (1903)
"... tower he had built on purpose for their reception, where they were greatly admired by the cognoscenti of the day, to whom they were shown as a favour. ..."

2. Lyric Forms from France: Their History and Their Use by Helen Louise Cohen (1922)
"Thus leaps the prophecy the sad world through— Truth marches ever onward—in her van The cognoscenti, leagued with purpose true, Make ready for the ..."

3. The Idler in Italy by Marguerite Blessington (1839)
"He has furnished us with letters of introduction to half the cognoscenti of the south of France and Italy ; so that it will not be his fault if I do not ..."

4. The first and second books of Ovid's Metamorphoses: with Ovid's autobiography by Ovid, William Thane Peck (1900)
"... incidit in matrem, quae restitit Arcade viso et cognoscenti similis fuit. Ule refugit JUNO. ... cognoscenti ..."

5. A Handbook to the Gallery of British Paintings in the Art Treasures Exhibition by Manchester art treasures exhib (1857)
"Collecting a gallery, and prating about its contents, were fashions of the day, and so men of fashion must be virtuosi, cognoscenti, and dilettanti, ..."

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