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  Definition of perceptiveness
  1. the quality of insight and sympathetic understanding
  2. perception of that which is obscure
  3. delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"
  4. a feeling of understanding
Similar Words: discernment, taste, appreciation, insight, perceptivity

 

Hyponyms: virtu, vertu, connoisseurship, vogue, trend, style, delicacy, discretion, culture

 

Attributes: tasteful, in good taste(p), tasteless, in poor taste(p)

 

Derivational Morphology: recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart

 

 
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