percipience

noun
per·​cip·​i·​ence | \ pər-ˈsi-pē-ən(t)s How to pronounce percipience (audio) \

Definition of percipience

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of percipience in a Sentence

a novelist who reveals an exceptional percipience of human aspirations and desires
Recent Examples on the Web Jones has experience with a wide array of run-pass option plays as well, and his football percipience is highly regarded. Dan Wiederer, chicagotribune.com, 3 Apr. 2021

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'percipience.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of percipience

1768, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About percipience

Time Traveler for percipience

Time Traveler

The first known use of percipience was in 1768

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near percipience

perciform

Perciformes

percipi

percipience

percipiency

percipient

perclose

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for percipience

Cite this Entry

“Percipience.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/percipience. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on percipience

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for percipience

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!