percipience

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

Definition of percipience

Examples of percipience in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of percipience

1768


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).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak evil of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Forms of Government Quiz

  • knupfer-painting-solon-before-croesus
  • A gerontocracy is rule by:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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

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!