percipiently
adverb see percipient II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • percipiently — 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

  • percipient — I. noun Etymology: Latin percipient , percipiens, present participle of percipere to perceive Date: 1662 1. one that perceives 2. a person on whose mind a telepathic impulse or message is held to fall II. adjective Date: 1692 capable of or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • percipient — [pə sɪpɪənt] adjective having a perceptive understanding of things. noun (especially in philosophy or with reference to psychic phenomena) a person who is able to perceive things. Derivatives percipience noun percipiently adverb Origin C17: from… …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • percipient — [pər sip′ē ənt] adj. [L percipiens, prp. of percipere: see PERCEIVE] perceiving, esp. keenly or readily n. a person who perceives percipience n. percipiency percipiently adv …   English World dictionary

  • percipient — adj. & n. adj. 1 able to perceive; conscious. 2 discerning; observant. n. a person who perceives, esp. something outside the range of the senses. Derivatives: percipience n. percipiently adv. Etymology: L (as PERCEIVE) …   Useful english dictionary

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