Origin of penetrative
Examples from the Web for penetrative
He has a voice not dissimilar in timbre and penetrative ability to the incredibly annoying comedian Stephen Merchant.
The postmaster was only acquainted up to then with the penetrative power of the local weapon.Through Arctic Lapland|Cutcliffe Hyne
While speaking he still bent his penetrative eye upon them, nor withdrew it till they had reached the bottom of the stairs.Twice Told Tales|Nathaniel Hawthorne
Gozzi was gifted with a penetrative and observant mind, strong sense of humour, and a power of brilliant description.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi