Definition of percipient in English:

percipient

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Pronunciation: /pəˈsɪpɪənt
 
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adjective

noun

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  • (Especially in philosophy or with reference to psychic phenomena) a person who is able to perceive things.
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    • Results indicated that one of the percipients ' reports should be evaluated with special caution.
    • The experimenter identified problems in visualization protocols, so percipients were instructed to formalize their visualization techniques amongst themselves.
    • This instruction was necessary as some percipients seemed to have deployed protocols that may have encouraged retrocognition and precognition rather than real-time remote viewing.

Derivatives

percipiently

adverb

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin percipient- 'seizing, understanding', from the verb percipere.

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