• The organisation, identification and interpretation of sensory information.
  • Conscious understanding of something.
  • Vision (ability)
  • Acuity
  • 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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  • Borrowed from French perception, from Latin perceptiƍ ("a receiving or collecting, perception, comprehension"), from perceptus, perfect passive participle of percipiƍ; see perceive.

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