Definition of percipiency in US English:

percipiency

noun

  • The quality of being percipient; the action, condition, or faculty of perception; recognition; insight.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Henry More (1614–1687), philosopher, poet, and theologian. From percipient: see -ency.

Pronunciation

percipiency

/pəˈsɪpɪənsi/