Part of speech: adjective

Perceiving, or having the power of perception.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "perceptive":

  1. Yet for the true politics, the application of the moral law to the control of public affairs, no man was more perceptive or uncompromising. - "From the Easy Chair, series 2", George William Curtis.
  2. Those over- sensitive, over- perceptive young nerves of Ivan's had divined more of his father's mind than Michael believed. - "The Genius", Margaret Horton Potter.
  3. You're a perceptive man, Ambassador. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.