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perceived

[ per-seevd ]
/ pərˈsivd /
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Definition of perceived

adjective
taken in by the senses; heard, seen, felt, etc.:Spontaneous memories are activated by specific signals from the parts of the brain that deal with perceived stimuli like smells, pictures, and words.
detected, discerned, or recognized, often without corroboration by others:He fails to appreciate that the perceived "backlash" against his post was not an expression of reluctance to accept change, just disagreement with his specific proposal.
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Origin of perceived

OTHER WORDS FROM perceived

per·ceiv·ed·ly [per-see-vid-lee, -seevd-], /pərˈsi vɪd li, -ˈsivd-/, adverbper·ceiv·ed·ness, nounun·per·ceived, adjectivewell-per·ceived, adjective
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