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Definition of Perception

Perception

  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. 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.
  3. The quality, state, or capability, of being affected by something external; sensation; sensibility.
  4. An idea; a notion.

Perception Quotations

Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you.
Jon Bon Jovi

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Ansel Adams

Our minds influence the key activity of the brain, which then influences everything; perception, cognition, thoughts and feelings, personal relationships; they're all a projection of you.
Deepak Chopra

The one characteristic of authentic power that most people overlook is humbleness. It is important for many reasons. A humble person walks in a friendly world. He or she sees friends everywhere he or she looks, wherever he or she goes, whomever he or she meets. His or her perception goes beyond the shell of appearance and into essence.
Gary Zukav

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Aldous Huxley
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Perception Translations

perception in French is perception
perception in German is Wahrnehmung
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