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Definition of "percipient" []

  • Having the power of perceiving, especially perceiving keenly and readily. (adjective)
  • One that perceives. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "percipient" in a sentence
  • "The percipient is usually a nasty divorce or child-custody battle."
  • "This is the meaning of calling the percipient event our standpoint for perception."
  • "(inaudible), and the percipient is a high-pressure flame issuing from"