• (British) IPA: /pəˈsɛpʃ(ə)n/
  • (America) IPA: /pɚˈsɛpʃ(ə)n/


  1. The organisation, identification and interpretation of sensory information.
  2. Conscious understanding of something.
  3. Vision (ability)
  4. Acuity
  5. (cognition) That which is detected by the five senses; not necessarily understood (imagine looking through fog, trying to understand if you see a small dog or a cat); also that which is detected within consciousness as a thought, intuition, deduction, etc.
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