AskDefine | Define perceptive

Dictionary Definition

perceptive adj
1 of or relating to perception; "perceptive faculties"
2 having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment; "a perceptive eye"; "a perceptive observation" [ant: unperceptive]

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English

Pronunciation

(US) IPA: /pərˈsɛptɪv/

Adjective

  1. having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition
    He is so perceptive when it comes to other peoples' feelings.

Translations

having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition

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