Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

The act or power of perceiving; that which is perceived; cognition; apprehension.

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Usage examples "perception":

  1. " Let those go there who have money, always money, but no taste, no perception, no feeling for a true combination. - "Prisoners of Poverty Abroad", Helen Campbell.
  2. Where others only receive a vague impression, he must have a clear perception, to which his feeling must respond, and the value of which he must be able to estimate. - "Émile Verhaeren", Stefan Zweig.
  3. The wild creatures of the waste were, he knew, always alert, and their perception of an approaching danger was wonderful. - "Masters of the Wheat-Lands", Harold Bindloss.