Origin of percipient
Related Words for percipientbrilliant, sophisticated, perceptive, intelligent, insightful, knowing, penetrating, wise, intuitive, incisive, observant, knowledgeable, discerning, discreet, astute, credible, sensible, clear-cut, consistent, justifiable
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Historical Examples of percipient
A private lady, Miss M. Telbin, acted as percipient, and I acted as agent.
These sets have to be learned by heart by the agent and the percipient.
Two or three days afterwards, the percipient happened to be in a tram.Metapsychical Phenomena
Appears to possess a duality of cognitions, of percepts and of percipient.
Then it is not to be doubted that it is characterised as percipient and percept.
Word Origin for percipient
1690s, from Latin percipientem, present participle of percipere (see perceive). Earlier in English as a noun, "one who perceives" (1660s).