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Perception

Perception

WordNet



noun


(1)   Becoming aware of something via the senses
(2)   The process of perceiving
(3)   Knowledge gained by perceiving
"A man admired for the depth of his perception"
(4)   A way of conceiving something
"Luther had a new perception of the Bible"
(5)   The representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
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Etymology


From , neut. of , pp. of ; see perceive.

Noun



  1. something perceived
  2. the mental impression that is the result of perceiving something
  3. the smallest unit of a perceptual response