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Definition of "perceptual" [perceptual]

  • Of, based on, or involving perception. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "perceptual" in a sentence
  • "The coat which is perceived -- in this sense of the word 'coat' -- is what I call a perceptual object."
  • "The challenge, though, with touching a speaker or even touching a musical instrument is what we call perceptual masking."
  • "It would fall more in line with personality disorders, which are characterized by perceptual and interpersonal distortions."