percipiency

[ per-sip-ee-uh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF percipiency
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WORD ORIGIN

1690s, from Latin percipientem, present participle of percipere (see perceive). Earlier in English as a noun, "one who perceives" (1660s).

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