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Synonyms for perceptive
pərˈsɛp tɪvper·cep·tive

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. perceptive

    Synonyms:
    cognitive, apprehensive, sensitive, percipient

    Antonyms:
    reflective, reminiscent, insensible, impercipient, inobservant, inapprehensive, insensitive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perceptiveadjective

    of or relating to perception

    "perceptive faculties"

    Antonyms:
    unperceiving, unperceptive, unobservant, unseeing, blind

  2. perceptiveadjective

    having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment

    "a perceptive eye"; "a perceptive observation"

    Antonyms:
    unperceptive, blind, unobservant, unperceiving, unseeing

Editors Contribution

  1. intelligent

    Submitted by davidb on October 6, 2019  

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How to use perceptive in a sentence?

  1. Judy Rogg:

    Erik Robinson was very energetic, very active, very smart, very perceptive, erik Robinson earned Erik Robinson privileges … Erik Robinson had responsibilities and understood them.

  2. Robert Russon:

    If I had been asked to provide my own comments on David Goodall, I would have said he is perceptive, brilliant and inventive.

  3. Peter Honey:

    His byline was a drawcard, he was an elegant, balanced writer and a piercingly perceptive reporter one of a small number of South African journalists with the understanding and ability to describe the country and its people in a universal context.

  4. Ian McKellen:

    The beauty of Shakespeare is that he was so perceptive about human nature. He was so interested in the whole range of people from the top of society to the bottom and everything in between, he was so accurate in understanding our emotions ... and our motives for doing things, that he goes on being relevant.

  5. Mohammad Mahameed:

    After we implement this pact there will be even more progress on the ground, our backers have a perceptive vision and they see who is effective on the ground and support them.


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