Percipience
Percipience Per*cip"i*ence, Percipiency Per*cip"i*en*cy, n. The faculty, act or power of perceiving; perception. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]

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  • percipience — index cognition, insight, judgment (discernment), knowledge (awareness), perception, sagacity …   Law dictionary

  • percipience — c.1770, from L. percipientem, prp. of percipere (see PERCEIVE (Cf. perceive)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • percipience — noun a) perception 1891 She lay in a state of percipience without volition, and the rustle of the straw and the cutting of the ears by the others had the weight of bodily touches. Thomas Hardy, [ …   Wiktionary

  • percipience — percipient ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a perceptive understanding. ► NOUN ▪ (especially in philosophy or with reference to psychic phenomena) a person who is able to perceive things. DERIVATIVES percipience noun percipiently adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • percipience — noun Date: circa 1774 perception 4 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • percipience — See percipient. * * * …   Universalium

  • percipience — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Skill in perceiving, discriminating, or judging: acumen, astuteness, clear sightedness, discernment, discrimination, eye, keenness, nose, penetration, perceptiveness, percipiency, perspicacity, sagacity, sageness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • percipience — per·cip·i·ence || pÉ™r sɪpɪəns /pÉ™ n. perception, understanding; comprehension, insight …   English contemporary dictionary

  • percipience — n discernment, insight, intuition, comprehension, understanding, perception; shrewdness, long headedness, astuteness, judgment; awareness, cognizance, alertness, acuteness, keenness, acumen, sharpness; intelligence, smartness, Sl. smarts, sense,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • percipience — per·cip·i·ence …   English syllables

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