from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to perception: perceptive faculties.
- adj. Having the ability to perceive; keen in discernment.
- adj. Marked by discernment and understanding; sensitive.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the act or power of perceiving; having the faculty or power of perceiving; used in perception.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the act or power of perceiving; having the faculty of perceiving; consisting in perception.
- The perceptive faculties.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to perception
- adj. having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment
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The first of these movements are the reflex movements, then are developed those combinations of movements which we called perceptive or suspensive actions in keeping with perceptions.
Likewise less than perceptive is his harping on the “permanent campaign” that the Bush Administration supposedly waged to the detriment of “openness and forthrightness”.
'perceptive' is the correct spelling FYI viejomalogato
Pierre Boulez is best known as a perceptive conductor of 20th-century music, a pioneering composer of thorny modernist works, and the powerful founder of the Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (Ircam), one of the world's leading music research laboratories.
Three-and-a-half years have seemed like an interminable wait to hear the marvelous pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard play again with the By BARBARA JEPSON Pierre Boulez is best known as a perceptive conductor of 20th-century music, a pioneering composer of thorny modernist works, and the powerful founder of the Institut de Recherche et
By BARBARA JEPSON Pierre Boulez is best known as a perceptive conductor of 20th-century Ravel piano concerto also a highlight By MARK STRYKER FREE PRESS Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Friday morning concert was a hot and cold affair, but when things heated up they sizzled.
Especially because these are the same snotty jackasses who arrogate to themselves superiority over those of us less "perceptive" folks.
I'd even suggest that we need to not "read" the film but view it as kind of perceptive experience intended to inspire thought.
Spoken like the kind of perceptive veteran that seems to populate every corner of this year's roster.