Definition of unperceptive in English:



  • Not perceptive.

    ‘extraordinarily unperceptive people’
    • ‘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.’
    obtuse, stupid, imperceptive, blind, uncomprehending, unimaginative, insensitive, bovine, stolid, slow-witted, dull-witted, unintelligent, doltish, witless, blockish
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