[ per-sep-tiv ]
/ pərˈsɛp tɪv /
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OTHER WORDS FROM perceptive
per·cep·tive·ly, adverbper·cep·tiv·i·ty, per·cep·tive·ness, nounnon·per·cep·tive, adjectivenon·per·cep·tive·ly, adverb
non·per·cep·tive·ness, nounnon·per·cep·tiv·i·ty, nounself-per·cep·tive, adjectivesem·i·per·cep·tive, adjectiveun·per·cep·tive, adjectiveun·per·cep·tive·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH perceptiveperceptible perceptive
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British Dictionary definitions for perceptivity
/ (pəˈsɛptɪv) /
quick at perceiving; observant
able to perceive
Derived forms of perceptiveperceptively, adverbperceptiveness or perceptivity, noun
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Medical definitions for perceptivity
[ pər-sĕp′tĭv ]
Of or relating to perception.
Having the ability to perceive.
Other words from perceptiveper′cep•tiv′i•ty (pûr′sĕp-tĭv′ĭ-tē) n.
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