adjective Date: 1661 not perceptive <
an imperceptive reader
imperceptiveness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Imperceptive — Im per*cep tive, a. Unable to perceive. [1913 Webster] The imperceptive part of the soul. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imperceptive — index insensible, obtuse, opaque Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • imperceptive — [im΄pər sep′tiv] adj. not perceptive; lacking perception imperceptiveness n …   English World dictionary

  • imperceptive — imperceptivity, imperceptiveness, n. /im peuhr sep tiv/, adj. not perceptive; lacking perception. [1655 65; IM 2 + PERCEPTIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • imperceptive — adj. not perceptive, lacking perception, unable to perceive, unaware …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imperceptive — adjective lacking in perception or insight …   English new terms dictionary

  • imperceptive — adj unperceptive, undiscerning, im percipient; blind, purblind, blind as a bat; oblivious, insensible, unconscious; uncomprehending, unappre hending, dull, dim, obtuse, slow, slow witted, dull witted, dim witted, thick witted …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • imperceptive — im·perceptive …   English syllables

  • imperceptive — im•per•cep•tive [[t]ˌɪm pərˈsɛp tɪv[/t]] adj. not perceptive • Etymology: 1655–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • imperceptive — /ɪmpəˈsɛptɪv/ (say impuh septiv) adjective not perceptive; lacking perception. –imperceptivity /ɪmpəsɛpˈtɪvəti/ (say impuhsep tivuhtee), imperceptiveness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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