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imperceptive Line breaks: im|per¦cep¦tive
Pronunciation: /ɪmpəˈsɛptɪv/

Definition of imperceptive in English:

adjective

Lacking in perception or insight: he dismissed the remark as juvenile and imperceptive
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  • Why then are Mr and Mrs Bennet in the dark, and Mr Collins and Lady Catherine - the two most obtuse and imperceptive characters in the novel - all-knowing on this confidential matter?
  • That assumes - unfairly and unreasonably - that the patrons of the libraries are quite imperceptive and lacking in judgment.
  • The reasons for T's actions are explained later, but as they play out onscreen, they seem mannered and imperceptive.

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