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perceptive

Pronunciation: /pərˈseptɪv; pəˈseptɪv/

Translation of perceptive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [person] perspicaz, agudo; [analysis] perspicaz, penetrante, inteligente that's very perceptive of you [ironic] esa es una observación muy perspicaz [irónico] pero ¿cómo te has dado cuenta de eso? [irónico]
    Example sentences
    • You are perceptive and sensitive so listen to your intuition or gut feelings.
    • I felt he was a sensitive, poetic, perceptive and natural person.
    • The answer was not the result of any particularly perceptive insight; nor was I alone in giving it.

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