perceive

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inability to perceive written words alexia , visual aphasia , word blindness
apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses clairvoyance , E.S.P. , ESP , extrasensory perception , second sight
Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric closure , law of closure
Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive a line as continuing its established direction continuation , good continuation , law of continuation
perceive as different discern
perceive with one's ear hear
lacking consciousness or ability to perceive sensations insentience
occurrence of a loss of the ability to perceive and respond loss of consciousness
intellectual perception of something senses cannot perceive noumenon
religion believing that all people can perceive God in their soul Quakers , Society of Friends
use the eyes to perceive see
perceive something through sight, hearing, taste, smell, or touch sense
readiness to perceive sensations; elementary or undifferentiated consciousness sentience
tendency to perceive the shape of a rigid object as constant despite differences in the viewing angle (and consequent differences in the shape of the pattern projected on the retina of the eye) shape constancy
tendency to perceive the veridical size of a familiar object despite differences in their distance (and consequent differences in the size of the pattern projected on the retina of the eye) size constancy
use the nose to perceive odors smell
ability to perceive odors with the nose smell
perceive smell by drawing in air sniff
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