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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. a feeling of understanding;
[syn: insight, perceptiveness, perceptivity]

2. delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values);
- Example: "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"
- Example: "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"
[syn: taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness]

3. perception of that which is obscure;
[syn: discernment, perceptiveness]

4. the quality of insight and sympathetic understanding;


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

perceptiveness n 1: a feeling of understanding [syn: insight, perceptiveness, perceptivity] 2: 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" [syn: taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness] 3: perception of that which is obscure [syn: discernment, perceptiveness] 4: the quality of insight and sympathetic understanding [ant: unperceptiveness]