imperceptive

[im-per-sep-tiv]

adjective

not perceptive; lacking perception.

Nearby words

  1. imperator,
  2. imperatriz,
  3. imperceptibility,
  4. imperceptible,
  5. imperception,
  6. impercipient,
  7. imperf.,
  8. imperfect,
  9. imperfect competition,
  10. imperfect contrition

Origin of imperceptive

First recorded in 1655–65; im-2 + perceptive

Related formsim·per·cep·tiv·i·ty, im·per·cep·tive·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for imperceptive

imperceptive

adjective Also: impercipient (ˌɪmpə-ˈsɪpɪənt)

lacking in perception; obtuse
Derived Formsimperception, nounimperceptively, adverbimperceptivity, imperceptiveness or impercipience, noun

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