Definitions

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  • adj. generally recognized to be true
  • adj. as seen or understood by an individual
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of perceive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues
  • adj. detected by means of the senses

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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.

    Mind and Motion and Monism

  • 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.

    The Life of Reason

  • 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.

    Art

  • A great way for me to learn to relax has been my study of what I call the perceived rate of exertion PRE.

    ChiRunning

  • I suspect that what you describe as perceived push vs pull is a key factor in his thinking.

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  • The title refers to Alan Greenspan's admission in his testimony before Congress that he had discovered "a flaw in the model that I perceived is the critical functioning structure that defines how the world works so to speak."

    Stephen Lambert: The Flaw : Examining the Roots of Economic Malaise

  • In France in particular ... the way women are perceived is not that once y ou re past 40, you re past IT.

    Tribeca Film: Kristin Scott Thomas: Leaving

  • In short, the only way to really eliminate conflict of interest, whether real or perceived, is to rely on a group of enthusiasts.

    Wine Advocate Writers Spark Ethics Debate - Wall Street Journal | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • Economists at Goldman Sachs say "the interconnectivity between the Italian/Spanish sovereign, their banks and the European financial system is such that long-term perceived instability has the scope to have extreme consequences beyond national borders."

    Euro-Zone Summit Gets The Band-Aid Ready

  • Study 3 then showed that these judgments were related to differences in perceived traits among the Democrat and Republican faces.

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