perception

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English[edit]

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From French perception, from Latin perceptio (a receiving or collecting, perception, comprehension), from percipere, past participle perceptus (to obtain, perceive); see perceive.

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perception (plural perceptions)

  1. Organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information.
  2. Conscious understanding of something.
  3. Vision (ability)
  4. Acuity
  5. (cognition) That which is detected by the five senses; not necessarily understood (imagine looking through fog, trying to understand if you see a small dog or a cat); also that which is detected within consciousness as a thought, intuition, deduction, etc.

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French[edit]

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perception f (plural perceptions)

  1. perception

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