Definition of perceptive:
keen, coded, sage, quick-sighted, fine, judicious, acute, sharp, trenchant, smart, observing, able, sharp-sighted, bright, academic, discerning, rational, observant, prudent, astringent, backhanded, biting, careful, perspicacious, intelligent, discriminating, sapient, delicate, probing, clear-sighted, penetrating, subtle, cheap, bland, wise, brilliant, piercing, discreet, understanding, allusive, acid, incisive, apperceptive, quick, apprehensive, acrid, cutting, insightful, knifelike, penetrative, sharp-eyed.
- aware (part of speech: adjective)
- clairvoyant (part of speech: adjective)
It is first proved that the Mind is a " substance," living, perceptive, and active, which is simple and indivisible, and not capable, like matter, of being separated into parts possessing the same properties or powers; and then this distinction betwixt mind and matter is applied to prove that it cannot be destroyed by dissolution, as the body may be, but that if it be destroyed at all, it must be by annihilation.- "Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws", James Buchanan.
- "A Poor Man's House", Stephen Sydney Reynolds.
- "Impressions of Theophrastus Such", George Eliot.