HyperDic: perceptive

English > 2 senses of the word perceptive:
ADJECTIVEpertperceptiveof or relating to perception
allperceptivehaving the ability to perceive or understand
perceptive > pronunciation
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > perceptive: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to perception.
Example"perceptive faculties"
Nounsperceptionbecoming aware of something via the senses
perceptivenessdelicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
perceptivenessa feeling of understanding
Verbsperceiveto become aware of through the senses
English > perceptive: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment.
  • "a perceptive eye"
  • "a perceptive observation"
Narroweracute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharpHaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
apperceptiveable to relate new percepts to past experience
apprehensive, discerningQuick to understand
insightfulExhibiting insight or clear and deep perception
observant, observingQuick to notice
quick-sighted, sharp-sighted, sharp-eyedkeenly perceptive or alert
subtleable to make fine distinctions
understandingCharacterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy
Oppositeunperceptive, unperceivinglacking perception
Spanishperceptivo, perspicaz
Nounsperceptivenessthe quality of insight and sympathetic understanding
perceptivenessperception of that which is obscure / obscure
perceptiveness, perceptivitya feeling of understanding
Adverbsperceptivelyin a perceptive manner
Verbsperceivebecome conscious of

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