Definitions

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  • adj. Not perceptive

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking perception
  • adj. lacking sensitivity, taste, or judgment

Etymologies

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Examples

  • For this reason exactly, Turks are termed as "unperceptive" (etrak-ı bi idrak).

    Hurriyet Dailynews

  • Commenting on blustery (Fox) commentators like O'Reilly and Sean Hannity and just how unperceptive and misdirected they really are.

    Gotham Chopra: Bill O'Reilly's View Is Full of It...

  • And embarrassed by my own lack of understanding, I silently vowed not to be so unperceptive in the future.

    Head, meet desk. Repeat until you fall off your chair.

  • The New York Times sent its legendarily unperceptive film critic Mordaunt Hall to California to watch DeMille in production, and his story caught the director in full indomitable flight.

    Empire of Dreams

  • Once we understand that God does not need to create a world in order that he might have friends-this is the reason some not unperceptive sages gave for creation-we see that God, because of His otherness, did not "need" anything but Himself.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • Or was it she who was thickheaded and unperceptive?

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • She thought of how thickheaded and unperceptive he was, a typical man.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • Yet by all objective standards Kedouri's intellectual ability and talent far exceeded anything that the comically unperceptive Shlaim has ever exhibited.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • In the last pages of the book, his literary executor, commenting on the journal that has been the vehicle for the narrative, reviews events from the perspective of an unperceptive dryasdust and fashions a rational explanation of the less believable aspects of the tale.

    Stromata Blog:

  • Mothers Day what more do the disfranchised the underprivileged expect somnolent society unperceptive unperplexed on the steps of the Jamma Masjid human rejects ,, a gateway to Gods house where man ignores the Mother only God respects dedicated to all beggar mothers..and also to fathers that took the mantle of motherhood..for one reason or the other..

    Archive 2009-05-01

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