Cognitive Dissidence

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cog·ni·tive [kog-ni-tiv]


  1. of or pertaining to the act or process of knowing, perceiving, remembering, etc.; of or relating to cognition: cognitive development; cognitive functioning.
  2. of or pertaining to the mental processes of perception, memory, judgment, and reasoning, as contrasted with emotional and volitional processes.


1580–90; < Medieval Latin cognit?vus, equivalent to Latin cognit ( us ) known (see cognition) + -?vus -iveRelated forms
cog·ni·tive·ly, adverb
cog·ni·tiv·i·ty, noun
non·cog·ni·tive, adjective

dis·si·dence [dis-i-duhns]

disagreement: political dissidence.
1650–60; < Latin dissidentia, equivalent to dissid- (see dissident) + -entia -enceRelated forms
non·dis·si·dence, noun
See dissent.
[from Unabridged. Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014. ]