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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to perception.
  • adjective Having the ability to perceive; keen in discernment.
  • adjective Marked by discernment and understanding; sensitive.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the act or power of perceiving; having the faculty of perceiving; consisting in perception.
  • The perceptive faculties.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the act or power of perceiving; having the faculty or power of perceiving; used in perception.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition

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

  • adjective of or relating to perception
  • adjective having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment

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  • PERcepTive

    May 11, 2008