Definition of 'perceptive'
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We get on well and she can be funny and perceptive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was intelligent and perceptive in choosing when to make his interventions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His three years in this command with its worldwide responsibilities added depth and perspective to this perceptive mind. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was a perceptive and able educator, an astute negotiator and a skilful businesswoman. Times, Sunday Times (2014)While the story might be tragic, his recounting of it is both witty and perceptive. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His perceptive, sometimes witty election reporting has been a joy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was unexpected, shocking, funny and perceptive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This intelligent, perceptive romantic drama deals with more than just the quandary of two lovers forced apart by the very commitment they made to being together. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'perceptive'
British English: perceptive ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person or their remarks or thoughts as perceptive, you think that they are good at noticing or realizing things, especially things that are not obvious.
He was a most perceptive political commentator.
Definition of perceptive from the Collins English Dictionary
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