per·cep·tive [per-sep-tiv] (previously 03-22-13)
1. having or showing keenness of insight, understanding, or intuition: a perceptive analysis of the problems involved.
2. having the power or faculty of perceiving.
3. of, pertaining to, or showing perception.
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1. discerning, sensitive, keen, astute.
Origin: 1650–60; < Latin percept ( us ) (see percept) + -ive
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