Definition of knowingness in English:



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‘The series mostly stands apart by virtue of its knowingness - it series laughs at itself before anyone can take it too seriously.’
  • ‘But Far from Heaven is a film of great emotional resonance precisely because it hasn't a trace of irony or knowingness.’
  • ‘He is painter who is acutely self aware, but in a lesson to many other artists, he never lets that self awareness curdle into cloying knowingness.’
  • ‘From this point on, there is a postmodern knowingness to the writing.’
  • ‘She narrates the early chapters with an innocence and knowingness that is touching, funny and disturbing.’