Definition of precognizant in US English:

precognizant

adjective

  • Having previous cognizance; having prior knowledge or understanding (of something).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Patrick Fraser Tytler (1791–1849), historian. From pre- + cognizant, after precognize.

Pronunciation

precognizant

/priːˈkɒɡnɪz(ə)nt/