[kog-ni-tiv] /ˈkɒg nɪ tɪv/
of or relating to ; concerned with the act or process of knowing, perceiving, etc. :
cognitive development; cognitive functioning.
of or relating to the mental processes of perception, memory, judgment, and reasoning, as contrasted with emotional and volitional processes.
of or relating to cognition
1580s, from Latin cognit-, past participle stem of cognoscere (see cognizance) + -ive. Taken over by psychologists and sociologists after c.1940. Related: Cognitively.
cognitive cog·ni·tive (kŏg’nĭ-tĭv)
/ˈkɒɡnɪtɪˌvɪzəm/ noun 1. (philosophy) the meta-ethical thesis that moral judgments state facts and so are either true or false Compare emotivism, prescriptivism See also naturalism (sense 4), non-naturalism
noun See Colby jack
- Coitus reservatus
/ˌrɛzəˈvɑːtəs/ noun 1. the deliberate delaying or avoidance of orgasm during intercourse coitus reservatus coitus res·er·va·tus (rěz’ər-vā’təs) n. Coitus in which ejaculation is delayed or suppressed.
noun A computer science major [1980s+ Students; fr computer jockey]