November 19th, 2019

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Tuesday word: Perceptive

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Perceptive (adjective)
per·cep·tive [per-sep-tiv]


adjective
1. having or showing keenness of insight, understanding, or intuition: a perceptive analysis of the problems involved.
2. having the power or faculty of perceiving.
3. of, pertaining to, or showing perception.

OTHER WORDS FROM PERCEPTIVE
per·cep·tive·ly, adverb
per·cep·tiv·i·ty, per·cep·tive·ness, noun
non·per·cep·tive, adjective
non·per·cep·tive·ly, adverb
non·per·cep·tive·ness, noun
non·per·cep·tiv·i·ty, noun
self-per·cep·tive, adjective
sem·i·per·cep·tive, adjective
un·per·cep·tive, adjective
un·per·cep·tive·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH PERCEPTIVE
perceptible

WORDS RELATED TO PERCEPTIVE
knowing, penetrating, wise, intuitive, incisive, observant, knowledgeable, discerning, discreet, astute, insightful, acute, awake, aware, brainy, conscious, judicious, keen, perspicacious, quick

Synonyms
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1. discerning, sensitive, keen, astute.

Origin: 1650–60; < Latin percept ( us ) (see percept) + -ive

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