unperceptive


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unperceptive

(ˌʌnpəˈsɛptɪv)
adj
slow at perceiving, not observant
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unperceptive - lacking perceptionunperceptive - lacking perception; "as unperceptive as a boulder"
perceptive - having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment; "a perceptive eye"; "a perceptive observation"
2.unperceptive - lacking sensitivity, taste, or judgmentunperceptive - lacking sensitivity, taste, or judgment
indiscriminating, undiscriminating - not discriminating

unperceptive

adjective
Unwilling or unable to perceive:
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The account indicates how religiously unperceptive the disciples were.
I dare not say that I am better than you, for you might have only been misguided, misinformed or just unperceptive.
The unperceptive salesman replied, "I guess so," losing himself the sale.
Erekat concluded: The decision of UN Secretary General is wrong, tasteless and unperceptive.
Erekat concluded by saying that the decision of the UN Secretary General was "wrong, tasteless and unperceptive.
In his calculating reason and cool rationalism, Tolstoy was unperceptive of metaphoric languages and puns, the supernatural wonders and silence, all contributing to the invention of dramatic effects.
Disillusioned and lonely, Louise tries to fill her emotional vacuum by marrying their unperceptive brother, John Hardy, who fails to understand her need for love.
Yes, even the most unperceptive of minds can acknowledge major psychiatric illness; but the steady erosion of well-being under the stresses of campaigns and the regimented military life seems to be wilfully ignored.
18) She used even stronger language in her article on Loisy's autobiography: "No one would be so unperceptive as to suggest that episcopal honours would have kept him in the Church from motives of vulgar ambition or vanity.
40) This does not mean, however, that he was unperceptive of the deficiencies in secular moral standards, including positivism.
Most importantly, transplanting the norms from the foreign law should be strategic rather than expedient, thoughtful rather than unperceptive, creative rather than plagiaristic.
Charges by moral rationalists that Kirk was a historical "relativist" were unperceptive or were merely attempts to reduce his influence, and yet vagueness on a crucial matter exposed Kirk and the traditionalists to criticism.