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im·per·cep·tion

(im'pĕr-sep'shŭn),
Inability to form a mental image of an object by combining the sensory data obtained therefrom.
[L. in-, not, + per-cipio, pp. -ceptus, to perceive]

imperception

(ĭm″pĕr-sĕp′shŭn) [L. in-, not, + percipere, to perceive]
The inability to form a mental picture; lack of perception.
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Learning to look beyond the obvious is that fine line that constitutes the difference between erotic and pornographic, nude and naked, logical and emotional, religious belief and imperceptive doctrines and ultimately right from wrong.
Here was the breeding ground, among the very dull; the coarse; the kindly; the imperceptive, yet shrewd" (177 **).
It said that the Obama Administration was compelled to react in the manner it did shows that a certain amount of desperation is creeping into Washington about Pakistan's weak government and imperceptive military leadership.
Imperceptive again, he claims that she will find "'nobody but Frederick'" in the lodgings: "Such a person to be passed over as a Nobody to her
Other distinctive features of "Dave's Neckliss" are Julius's metaphors and puns, which are at their cleverest, and the tepid responses of both Annie and John, which are uncharacteristically imperceptive (particularly for Annie).
She said I was imperceptive, that I didn't see things very well, and that I could learn a lesson by reading the works of Deborah Jowitt," says Acocella.
These critical accounts acknowledge a sort of diversionary tactic at work in Dunbar-Nelson's fiction: the author, grappling with problems of representing the ambiguous, contested category of "Creole," encodes racial issues so subtly that imperceptive or non-local readers might easily be misled.
OE: [analytical, innovative, curious, deep] versus [unreflective, imperceptive, uninquisitive, shallow].
irresponsible, unstable, and imperceptive to govern themselves, let
Margaret Roberts was understandably offended when his book came out in 1929, not only because it showed her husband as imperceptive about the human context of Catullus and his lover Lesbia, but perhaps because scenes between Eugene and Margaret Leonard seemed indiscreet to her, Eugene agreeing in effect with Socrates, that Eros between pupil and teacher is an ideal prerequisite for learning, not to mention for successful teaching, even in the wilds of North Carolina (178-79).
While there are abundant footnotes, which substantiate statements in the main body of the text and contain a mass of additional sources, and despite the impressive expertise invested in the preparation of the fourteen chapters, wishful thinking and imperceptive, but ingenuousness nonetheless, hopes dominate what should have been meticulous scholarship.
Some indirect evidence suggests that at least some playful arguers can be imperceptive about the danger: Verbally aggressive people report that they often argue for play, and several studies indicate that verbally aggressive communicators are unaware of the interpersonal harm that they do (Rancer & Avtgis, 2006).