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perceptual

[per-sep-choo-uh l] /pərˈsɛp tʃu əl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or involving perception.
Origin of perceptual
1875-1880
1875-80; percept + -ual, on the model of concept, conceptual
Related forms
perceptually, adverb
interperceptual, adjective
interperceptually, adverb
nonperceptual, adjective
unperceptual, adjective
unperceptually, adverb
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Examples from the web for perceptual
  • Voit documents a perceptual anomaly and allows it to trick us—or not—without any representational manipulation.

  • Those are the two poles in Judd interpretation: Judd as a radical conceptualist, and Judd as a maker of perceptual abstractions.

British Dictionary definitions for perceptual

perceptual

/pəˈsɛptjʊəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to perception
Derived Forms
perceptually, adverb
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Word Origin and History for perceptual
adj.

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

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perceptual in Medicine

perceptual per·cep·tu·al (pər-sěp'chōō-əl)
adj.
Of, based on, or involving perception.

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