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Definitions of perception:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

The mental process by which the nature of an object is recognized through the association of a memory of its other qualities with the special sense, sight, taste, etc. bringing it at the time to consciousness.

Usage examples for perception:

  • Yet, this being so, he should have asked himself whether, without an appeal to perception we could even say that a corresponding object was possible. "Kant's Theory of Knowledge", Harold Arthur Prichard
  • For them such continuous observation cannot but result in a quickening of perception and a deepening of interest and appreciation. "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study", Ontario Ministry of Education
  • She knew that Alan Macdonald was right about it, although the thing that he would do was still dim in her perception "The Rustler of Wind River", G. W. Ogden

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