Word:

Perception

Per`cep´tion
n.1.The act of perceiving; cognizance by the senses or intellect; apperhension by the bodily organs, or by the mind, of what is presented to them; discernment; apperhension; cognition.
2.(Metaph.) The faculty of perceiving; the faculty, or peculiar part, of man's constitution by which he has knowledge through the medium or instrumentality of the bodily organs; the act of apperhending material objects or qualities through the senses; - distinguished from conception.
Matter hath no life nor perception, and is not conscious of its own existence.
- Bentley.
3.The quality, state, or capability, of being affected by something external; sensation; sensibility.
This experiment discovereth perception in plants.
- Bacon.
4.An idea; a notion.
Noun1.Perceptionperception - the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
2.perception - a way of conceiving something; "Luther had a new perception of the Bible"
3.perception - the process of perceiving
4.perception - knowledge gained by perceiving; "a man admired for the depth of his perception"
5.perception - becoming aware of something via the senses
Synonyms: sensing
acuity, acumen, acuteness, apperception, appreciation, appreciativeness, astuteness, awareness, clear sight, cogency, cognition, cognizance, color vision, conceit, concept, cone vision, consciousness, critical discernment, day vision, daylight vision, discernment, experience, eye, eye-mindedness, eyesight, fancy, farseeingness, farsight, farsightedness, feel, feeling, field of view, field of vision, flair, foresight, foresightedness, grasp, horizon, idea, image, imago, impression, incisiveness, instinct, intellection, intellectual object, intuition, judgment, keen sight, ken, knowledge, longheadedness, longsightedness, memory-trace, mental image, mental impression, mindfulness, night vision, noesis, note, notice, notion, observation, opinion, penetration, percept, perceptiveness, percipience, peripheral field, peripheral vision, perspective, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, perspicuity, perspicuousness, photopia, power of sight, providence, purview, quick sight, range, realization, recept, recognition, reflection, representation, response, response to stimuli, rod vision, sagaciousness, sagacity, scope, scotopia, seeing, sensation, sense, sense impression, sense of sight, sense perception, sensibility, sensory experience, sentiment, sight, sightedness, supposition, sweep, theory, thought, trenchancy, twilight vision, unobstructed vision, view, vision, visual acuity, visual field, visual sense
Translate Perception to Spanish, Translate Perception to German, Translate Perception to French
Browse
Perceivable
Perceivance
Perceive
perceived
Perceiver
Percely
percent
percent sign
Percentage
percentage point
percentage sign
percentile
Percept
Perceptibility
Perceptible
perceptibly
-- Perception --
Perceptional Adaptive Subband Coding
Perceptive
perceptively
perceptiveness
Perceptivity
perceptron
perceptual
perceptual experience
perceptually
Percesoces
Perch
Perch pest
Perchance
Perchant
perched
Percher
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home