More definitions of "knowing":
- (adj): By conscious design or purpose.
Example: "A knowing attempt to defraud"
Synonyms: deliberate, intentional, willful, wilful
- (noun): Clear and certain mental apprehension.
Famous quotes containing the word knowing:
“Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be remembered for remembering someone else.”
—Alan Bennett (b. 1934)
“The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise.”
—Aeschylus (525456 B.C.)
“The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will.”
—José Ortega Y Gasset (18831955)