Origin of perception
Synonyms for perception
Related Words for perceptionviewpoint, impression, concept, knowledge, consciousness, taste, approach, image, attention, thought, attitude, recognition, sense, opinion, feeling, judgment, notion, awareness, picture, flash
Examples from the Web for perception
Contemporary Examples of perception
His hero, Bruce Springsteen, is a gazillionaire, but he still manages to come across as a regular guy, so perception is reality.Will Chris Christie Regret His Cowboy Hug?
January 5, 2015
Clinton is further back in history, and there is a perception that back then everything was rainbows and sunshine and gumdrops.How A Jeb Bush Candidacy Would Hurt Chris Christie And Shake Up The 2016 GOP Field
December 16, 2014
That perception is false and often reflects not just ignorance but also elitism and racism.Forget the Kids Who Can’t Get In; What About Those Who Don’t Even Apply?
December 9, 2014
Their interest, as ever, is in pushing the perception that Washington is dysfunctional.Inside the Democrats’ Godawful Midterm Election Wipeout
November 5, 2014
It was negative, and very personal, and most of it was probably my own perception of things.Ron Perlman's Secret Suicide Attempt
October 28, 2014
Historical Examples of perception
But the perception of "how to do it" is precisely what most of us have been acquiring.The Conquest of Fear
"He did; but—" and Crane looked at Faust, with patient toleration of his lack of perception.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
He could detect a design upon it when nobody else had any perception of the fact.
If it had a new meaning that smote him to the heart, the change was in his perception, not in her.
The moment Charley's logical faculty was excited his perception was impartial.Wilfrid Cumbermede
Word Origin for perception
late 14c., "receiving, collection," from Latin perceptionem (nominative perceptio) "perception, apprehension, a taking," from percipere "perceive" (see perceive). First used in the more literal sense of the Latin word; in secondary sense, "the taking cognizance of," it is recorded in English from 1610s. Meaning "intuitive or direct recognition of some innate quality" is from 1827.