Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

percipience

play
noun per·cip·i·ence \pər-ˈsi-pē-ən(t)s\

Definition of percipience

  1. :  perception 4



Examples of percipience

  1. <a novelist who reveals an exceptional percipience of human aspirations and desires>



Circa 1774

First Known Use of percipience

circa 1774


Learn More about percipience


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up percipience? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 14, 2016

to hug and kiss another person

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

16.96 pounds 2.2 pounds 100 pounds 196.5 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ