attuition

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attuition (uncountable)

  1. (psychology) A supposed form of apprehension midway between sensation in animals and perception in human beings.
    • 1898, S. S. Laurie, "The Growth of Mind," The School Review, vol. 6, no. 2, p. 83n:
      But what of non-rational beings—the animal or infant-man of attuition?

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