Definition of percipience in English:
Good understanding of things; perceptiveness.
- His percipience had been noted in high places, thanks to his lucid and penetrating despatches, and when the Foreign Office requested his services, he found himself with a desk at the British Embassy in Washington.
- But it is a relief to see that the drugs appear to have done no permanent damage, and that age has not otherwise impaired his percipience.
- The archive he has assembled is utterly unique and is a record of the percipience and acuteness of vision that, come what may, he has persisted in maintaining.
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