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perception

 
Noun perception has 5 senses
  1. percept, perception, perceptual experience - the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
    --1 is a kind of representation, mental representation, internal representation
    --1 has parts: form, shape, pattern
    --1 has particulars: figure; ground; visual percept, visual image
  2. perception - a way of conceiving something; "Luther had a new perception of the Bible"
    --2 is a kind of
    conceptualization, conceptualisation, conceptuality
  3. perception - the process of perceiving
    --3 is a kind of
    basic cognitive process
    --3 has particulars:
     constancy; detection, sensing; visual perception, beholding, seeing; auditory perception, sound perception; sensation, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum; somesthesia, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation; touch, touch sensation, tactual sensation, tactile sensation, feeling
    Derived form: verb perceive2
  4. perception - knowledge gained by perceiving; "a man admired for the depth of his perception"
    --4 is a kind of
    cognition, knowledge, noesis
    --4 has particulars:
     discernment, perceptiveness; penetration, insight; cognizance
  5. sensing, perception - becoming aware of something via the senses
    --5 is a kind of sensory activity
    --5 has particulars:
     look, looking, looking at; listening, hearing; lipreading; taste, tasting; smell, smelling
    Derived form: verb perceive1
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