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Definition 1: having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where perceptive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a perceptive eye
  • a perceptive observation

(perceptive is similar to ...) having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

"an acute observer of politics and politicians" "incisive comments" "icy knifelike reasoning" "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang" "penetrating insight" "frequent penetrative observations"

(perceptive is similar to ...) quick to understand

"a kind and apprehensive friend"

(perceptive is similar to ...) able to relate new percepts to past experience

(perceptive is similar to ...) exhibiting insight or clear and deep perception

"an insightful parent" "the chapter is insightful and suggestive of new perspectives"

(perceptive is similar to ...) quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception

(perceptive is similar to ...) keenly perceptive or alert

"quick-sighted into the faults of the time"

(perceptive is similar to ...) able to make fine distinctions

"a subtle mind"

(perceptive is similar to ...) characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy

"an understanding friend"

Definition 2: of or relating to perception - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where perceptive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • perceptive faculties

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