One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not perceptive.‘extraordinarily unperceptive people’
obtuse, stupid, imperceptive, blind, uncomprehending, unimaginative, insensitive, bovine, stolid, slow-witted, dull-witted, unintelligent, doltish, witless, blockishView synonyms
- ‘The TV critic probably doesn't feel quite as unperceptive as Dick Rowe, the Decca Records executive who rejected The Beatles, but it's a safe bet that a decade on he's revised his original opinion.’
- ‘Certainly, however, the masses of Irish immigrants would have been extraordinarily unperceptive if their own experiences failed to debunk the contemporary rationalizations of the class system.’
- ‘The film gently satirises the Establishment, in the shape of Holland's unperceptive employers at the Bank, the media, and the police.’
- ‘In Raviv's telling, Perelman is a remarkably unperceptive man who never understood exactly what he was buying or what to do with it.’
- ‘It is unperceptive of you to dismiss the Surgeon General's comments about Descartes.’
- ‘Not so - the reviews of the older, Establishment critics were largely unperceptive, but the younger audiences and younger critics loved her.’
- ‘Socially she could be bossy and unperceptive, but also extremely hospitable and generous in relation to friends and family.’
- ‘Her pedestrian, low-brow, unperceptive prose has struck a chord with the so-bad-it's-good brigade.’
- ‘Some people are just so unperceptive or just uninterested in their surroundings, I'm not even sure if she realised that other people were on the train with her.’
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