- perception by the senses rather than by the intellect.
Origin of sense perception
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for sense perception
Unless there were a priori idea, sense-perception could never begin.
In sense-perception the form of the thing is not in sense as it is in the thing.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
These forms of sense-perception constitute a scale (as it were) of feeling.Pedagogics as a System
Sense-perception has for its object the world of sense; reason has for its object the Ideas.
The lowest faculty, if we must use that word, is sense-perception.