verb (used with object), ap·per·ceived, ap·per·ceiv·ing.Psychology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM apperceiveun·ap·per·ceived, adjective
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Spirits say they know such by their coldness, and that when they apperceive the cold they depart from them.
In this manner we accept the forms imposed upon us by utility, and train ourselves to apperceive their potential beauty.The Sense of Beauty|George Santayana
Then the queen departed into her chamber so that no man should apperceive her great sorrows.Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)|Jean Froissart, Thomas Malory, Raphael Holinshed
The housewife may apperceive old rags as something to be thrown away; a ragpicker, as something to be gathered up.The Psychology of Salesmanship|William Walker Atkinson
From my perception, then, of hoof or sound I apperceive cow.Applied Psychology for Nurses|Mary F. Porter