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synonyms for perceptiveness

  • acumen
  • astuteness
  • discrimination
  • eye
  • insight
  • judgment
  • keenness
  • nose
  • penetration
  • perspicacity
  • sagacity
  • shrewdness
  • understanding
  • wit
  • clear-sightedness
  • percipience
  • percipiency
  • sageness
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antonyms for perceptiveness

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  • ignorance
  • stupidity
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How to use perceptiveness in a sentence

This is lip-gloss misanthropy packaged as feminist manifesto, clever but not smart, cynical without being perceptive or particularly passionate.
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN STARTS WITH A CATHARTIC BLAST. THEN IT GETS BOGGED DOWN WITH CYNICISMSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
Clay is a wonderfully protean performer, as you know if you’ve seen her as a hard-bitten autoworker in Dominique Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew” at Studio Theatre or as the perceptive housekeeper in “The Little Foxes” on Broadway.
ADRIENNE KENNEDY’S NEW PLAY, ‘ETTA AND ELLA ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE,’ IS UTTERLY UNIQUEPETER MARKSJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Grand Union,” by Zadie SmithSmith’s first short-story collection is a chance to experiment with form and theme, all while employing the perceptive social commentary that has made her a literary success.
OCTOBER PAPERBACK RELEASES: 14 BOOKS TO READ NOWSTEPHANIE MERRYOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s eye-opening to listen to a podcast that began in early March, hearing what Rees, Kine and Kimball — three smart, perceptive people — thought was going to happen.
THE ELECTION PODCAST TRYING TO GET EVERYONE TO STOP LISTENINGFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 29, 2020OZY
Well, first of all, you just weren’t that perceptive, probably, Stephen.
FORGET EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR DOG (EP. 436)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 22, 2020FREAKONOMICS
All this is not Japanese, but from such accident is Japanese art inspired, with its good luck of perceptiveness.
THE COLOUR OF LIFEALICE MEYNELL
He was there for health and recreation, but, realizing the situation with his quick perceptiveness, he took up the gage of battle.
THE ABOLITIONISTSJOHN F. HUME
But even he, with all his observant perceptiveness, had failed to penetrate Lilith's magnificent self-command.
THE SIGN OF THE SPIDERBERTRAM MITFORD
He was a quick, slight child, with fine perceptiveness, and a cool transitoriness in his interest.
THE RAINBOWD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
This unsophisticated girl did it by an innate perceptiveness that was almost genius.
THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGETHOMAS HARDY
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WORDS RELATED TO PERCEPTIVENESS

  • acumen
  • astuteness
  • discrimination
  • insightfulness
  • judgment
  • keenness
  • perceptiveness
  • percipience
  • percipiency
  • perspicaciousness
  • perspicacity
  • sagaciousness
  • sagacity
  • sageness
  • shrewdness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.