Percept meaning

pûr'sĕpt'
A mental impression of something perceived by the senses, viewed as the basic component in the formation of concepts; a sense datum.
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A recognizable sensation or impression received by the mind through the senses.
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A mental impression of something perceived by the senses, viewed as the basic component in the formation of concepts; a sense datum.
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(psychology, philosophy, now rare) Something perceived; the object of perception. [from 19th c.]
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(psychology, philosophy) A perceived object as it exists in the mind of someone perceiving it; the mental impression that is the result of perceiving something. [from 19th c.]
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The object of perception.
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The object of perception.
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Origin of percept

  • From Latin perceptum neuter past participle of percipere to perceive perceive
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin perceptum, neuter of perceptus (“perceived"), past participle of percipere (“to perceive"); see perceive.
    From Wiktionary