Origin of percipient
Examples from the Web for percipient
All the subjective theories fail, because the moral quality is objectively real to the percipient conscience.Theoretical Ethics|Milton Valentine
Self-change in nature is change in the quality of the standpoint of the percipient event.
Within the short present duration the ‘here’ of the percipient event has a definite meaning of some sort.
A private lady, Miss M. Telbin, acted as percipient, and I acted as agent.Telepathy|W. W. Baggally
The presence of such entities may or may not be recognized by the percipient.Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science|Hudson Tuttle
Word Origin for percipient
1690s, from Latin percipientem, present participle of percipere (see perceive). Earlier in English as a noun, "one who perceives" (1660s).