Definition of perceptively in US English:

perceptively

adverb

  • See perceptive

    • ‘I hadn't taught Mark but the teachers who did said he was good-humoured, mild-mannered, a clever lad who answered perceptively but didn't want to draw attention to himself.’
    • ‘By carefully orchestrating an expressive surface, he perceptively salvaged the internalized characteristics and secured them for posterity through the act of photography.’
    • ‘He therefore cleverly and perceptively shows through this creative example how an ‘enlightened false consciousness’ might arise from excessive introspection.’
    • ‘In the end, while the exhibition might be simple and unassuming, it perceptively emphasizes the variety of production and consumption of religious iconography prevalent in post-communist Romania.’
    • ‘As she perceptively notes, this vision of a global system represents a new phase of capitalism which is ‘more universal, more unchallenged, more pure and more unadulterated than ever before’.’

Pronunciation

perceptively

/pərˈseptivlē/