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unperceptive

[ per-sep-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF unperceptive

Synonyms for unperceptive

  • unperceiving
  • careless
  • dull
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • imperceptive
  • inattentive
  • inconsiderate
  • indiscriminate
  • injudicious
  • insensitive
  • myopic
  • nearsighted
  • neglectful
  • oblivious
  • purblind
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • uncomprehending
  • unconscious
  • undiscerning
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unreasoning
  • unseeing
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNPERCEPTIVE

Disquiet was in the air, and Char knew that only the unperceptive Trevellyan was unaware of an impending crisis.

Even to Gilfain's unperceptive mind the opening for a sweeping lie seemed a trifle too wide.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Latin percept-, past participle stem of percipere (see perceive) + -ive. In reference to intelligence from 1860. From mid-15c. as the name of a type of optical instrument. Related: Perceptively; perceptiveness.

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