- (n.) A precept.
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Definition of: PERCEPTION
- (n.) The act of perceiving; cognizance by the senses or intellect; apperhension by the bodily organs, or by the mind, of what is presented to them; discernment; apperhension; cognition.
- (n.) The faculty of perceiving; the faculty, or peculiar part, of man's constitution by which he has knowledge through the medium or instrumentality of the bodily organs; the act of apperhending material objects or qualities through the senses; -- distinguished from conception.
- (n.) The quality, state, or capability, of being affected by something external; sensation; sensibility.
- (n.) An idea; a notion.