1. Of, characterized by, involving, or relating to cognition: "Thinking in terms of dualisms is common in our cognitive culture" (Key Reporter).
2. Having a basis in or reducible to empirical factual knowledge.
- cog´nitively adverb
Disagreeing, as in opinion or belief.
One who disagrees; a dissenter.
[Latin dissidêns, dissident-,
present participle of dissidêre, to disagree : dis-, apart. See dis-
+ sedêre, to sit.]
COGNITIVE DISSIDENTS- The name of a "chill," or bar where people hang out, in _Virtual Light_ byWilliam Gibson. John Perry Barlow and some other people have taken to calling themselves "cognitive dissidents," inspired by _Virtual Light_.