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Definition of "perceived" []

  • Generally recognized to be true (adjective)
  • As seen or understood by an individual (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of perceive. (verb)

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Use "perceived" in a sentence
  • "In other words, physiologists here fully recognize that colour, or any other thing perceived, only exists _as perceived_ in virtue of a subjective element blending with an objective; the thing _as perceived_ is recognized as having no existence apart from its relation to a percipient mind."
  • "If a thing were never perceived, or inferred from perception, we should indeed never know that it existed; but once perceived or inferred it may be more conducive to comprehension and practical competence to regard it as existing independently of our perception; and our ability to make this supposition is registered in the difference between the two words _to be_ and _to be perceived_ -- words which are by no means synonymous but designate two very different relations of things in thought."
  • "a particular kind of emotion, which is the same as saying that they are only concerned with things perceived as ends in themselves; for it is only when things are _perceived_ as ends that they _become_ means to this emotion."