perceptual

[ per-sep-choo-uh l ]
/ pərˈsɛp tʃu əl /

adjective

of, relating to, or involving perception.

Nearby words

  1. percept,
  2. perceptible,
  3. perception,
  4. perceptive,
  5. perceptively,
  6. perceptual defence,
  7. perceptual mapping,
  8. perceval,
  9. perceval, spencer,
  10. perch

Origin of perceptual

1875–80; percept + -ual, on the model of concept, conceptual

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British Dictionary definitions for perceptual

perceptual

/ (pəˈsɛptjʊəl) /

adjective

of or relating to perception
Derived Formsperceptually, adverb

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Word Origin and History for perceptual

perceptual

adj.

1852; see percept + -al (1). Related: Perceptually.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for perceptual

perceptual

[ pər-sĕpchōō-əl ]

adj.

Of, based on, or involving perception.

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