What is another word for unperceptive?

172 synonyms found


[ ʌnpəsˈɛptɪv], [ ʌnpəsˈɛptɪv], [ ʌ_n_p_ə_s_ˈɛ_p_t_ɪ_v]

Unperceptive is a word used to describe someone who lacks insight or understanding. It is often used to describe someone who is not able to pick up on subtle cues or nuances in conversations or situations. Synonyms for unperceptive include unaware, oblivious, indifferent, insensible, and unobservant. These words all suggest a lack of awareness or attention to detail. Other synonyms for unperceptive include dull, insensitive, and obtuse, which imply a lack of intelligence or insight. By using synonyms, writers can expand their vocabulary and create more nuanced descriptions of characters or situations.

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What are the hypernyms for Unperceptive?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for unperceptive?

Unperceptive means lacking in perception, insight or understanding. Some antonyms for unperceptive are perceptive, insightful, observant, discerning, sensitive, attuned, and shrewd. Perceptive means having a keen insight or understanding of things, and being able to discern the subtle differences in situations. Insightful means having a deep understanding of things, and seeing beyond the obvious. Observant means paying attention to details, and being aware of one's surroundings. Discerning means having the ability to make good judgments, and being able to differentiate between things. Sensitive means having a keen awareness of others' feelings, and being attuned to their needs. Shrewd means being astute and quick-witted, and being able to make sound decisions.

Usage examples for Unperceptive

Maggie looked at her with unperceptive eyes.
"The Necromancers"
Robert Hugh Benson
The artist is so impatient of dulness, so greedy of fineness, in all his relations, that he is apt to subject himself to a wasteful strain in talking to unperceptive and unappreciative persons.
"The Silent Isle"
Arthur Christopher Benson
One's study is also one's office; boys keep dropping in, and, when I have an unperceptive guest, I have to hold interviews with boys wherever I can-in passages and behind doors.
"The Upton Letters"
Arthur Christopher Benson

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