perceptive

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adjective per·cep·tive \pər-ˈsep-tiv\

Definition of perceptive

  1. 1 :  responsive to sensory stimuli :  discerning a perceptive eye

  2. 2a :  capable of or exhibiting keen perception :  observant a perceptive scholarb :  characterized by sympathetic understanding or insight

perceptively

adverb

perceptiveness

noun

perceptivity

play \(ˌ)pər-ˌsep-ˈti-və-tē\ noun

Examples of perceptive in a sentence

  1. He is a very perceptive young man.

  2. due to their ability to rotate their ears, cats are very perceptive when it comes to pinpointing the source of a sound

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PERCEPTIVE Defined for English Language Learners

perceptive

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adjective per·cep·tive \pər-ˈsep-tiv\

Definition of perceptive for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing an ability to understand or notice something easily or quickly


Medical Dictionary

perceptive

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adjective per·cep·tive \pər-ˈsep-tiv\

Medical Definition of perceptive

  1. :  responsive to sensory stimulus a perceptive eye

perceptively

adverb

perceptiveness

noun

perceptivity

\(ˌ)pər-ˌsep-ˈtiv-ət-ē\play noun plural

perceptivities



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