Definition of perceptive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    perceptive

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//pərˈsɛptɪv//
     
     
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  1. 1(approving) having or showing the ability to see or understand things quickly, especially things that are not obvious a highly perceptive comment It was very perceptive of you to notice that.
  2. 2connected with seeing, hearing, and understanding our innate perceptive abilities
  3. Word Familyperceive verbperception nounperceptive adjectiveperceptible adjective (imperceptible)
perceptively
 
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adverb
perceptiveness
 
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noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: perceptive