percipient


1per·cip·i·ent

noun \-ənt\

Definition of PERCIPIENT

1
:  one that perceives
2
:  a person on whose mind a telepathic impulse or message is held to fall

Origin of PERCIPIENT

Latin percipient-, percipiens, present participle of percipere to perceive
First Known Use: 1662

2percipient

adjective

Definition of PERCIPIENT

:  capable of or characterized by perception :  discerning <a percipient critic>
per·cip·i·ent·ly adverb

First Known Use of PERCIPIENT

1692

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