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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  • percipiency — per·cip·i·en·cy …   English syllables

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  • Percipience — Per*cip i*ence, Percipiency Per*cip i*en*cy, n. The faculty, act or power of perceiving; perception. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • percipient — percipience, percipiency, n. /peuhr sip ee euhnt/, adj. 1. perceiving or capable of perceiving. 2. having perception; discerning; discriminating: a percipient choice of wines. n. 3. a person or thing that perceives. [1655 65; < L percipient (s.… …   Universalium

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