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Definition of 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.
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Perception Translations

perception in French is perception
perception in German is Wahrnehmung