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Meaning of PERCIPIENT

Pronunciation:  pur'sipeeunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving; "clear mind"; "a percipient author"
 

PERCIPIENT is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: clear, discerning
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per*cip"i*ent\, a. [L. percipiens, -entis, p. pr. of
percipere. See {Perceive}.]
Having the faculty of perception; perceiving; as, a
percipient being. --Bentley. -- n. One who, or that which, is
percipient. --Glanvill.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acute, all-knowing, apperceptive, appercipient, apprehending, apprehensive, argute, astute, aware, cogent, cognizant, comprehending, conscious, discerning, farseeing, farsighted, foreseeing, foresighted, forethoughted, forethoughtful, incisive, insightful, intelligent, knowing, knowledgeable, longheaded, longsighted, mindful, omniscient, penetrating, perceptive, perspicacious, perspicuous, piercing, prehensile, provident, sagacious, sensible, shrewd, trenchant, understanding, wise
 

 

 

 

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