imperceptive

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im·per·cep·tive

 (ĭm′pər-sĕp′tĭv)
adj.
Lacking perception; not perceptive.

im′per·cep′tive·ness, im′per·cep·tiv′i·ty n.

imperceptive

(ˌɪmpəˈsɛptɪv)
adj
lacking in perception; obtuse
ˌimperˈception n
ˌimperˈceptively adv
ˌimpercepˈtivity, ˌimperˈceptiveness, ˌimperˈcipience n

im•per•cep•tive

(ˌɪm pərˈsɛp tɪv)

adj.
not perceptive.
[1655–65]
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openness to experience (imagination, curiosity, creativity versus shallowness, imperceptiveness, conventionality).
Lamb may have been just a bit disappointed with the imperceptiveness of his enthusiastic readers--for the most part, they overwhelmed him with presents of roast pigs.
Fifteen years ago, reviewing one of his shows at Paul Rosenberg's in The Nation, while I admired his landscapes, I gave most of my space to the derivativeness of the figure pieces, that made up the bulk of the show, and if I failed to discern how much there was in these that was not Matisse, it was not only because of my own imperceptiveness, but also because the artist himself had contrived not to call enough attention to it.