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Synonyms for perceptive

Synonyms for (adjective) perceptive

Synonyms: perceptive Definition: having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment Usage: a perceptive eye; a perceptive observation

Similar words: penetrating, penetrative, incisive, discriminating, piercing, acute, keen, knifelike, sharp Definition: having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions Usage: an acute observer of politics and politicians; incisive comments; icy knifelike reasoning; as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang; penetrating insight; frequent penetrative observations

Similar words: apprehensive, discerning Definition: quick to understand Usage: a kind and apprehensive friend- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Similar words: apperceptive Definition: able to relate new percepts to past experience

Similar words: insightful Definition: exhibiting insight or clear and deep perception Usage: an insightful parent; the chapter is insightful and suggestive of new perspectives-R.C.Angell

Similar words: observant, observing Definition: quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception

Similar words: sharp-eyed, sharp-sighted, quick-sighted Definition: keenly perceptive or alert Usage: quick-sighted into the faults of the time- Leonard Bacon

Similar words: subtle Definition: able to make fine distinctions Usage: a subtle mind

Similar words: understanding Definition: characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy Usage: an understanding friend