Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of perception.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Do you think the way Turgeon focuses on these differences in perceptions is important to understanding the themes of the novel?

    Rain Village by Carolyn Turgeon : Questions

  • Muendane was speaking at a press conference in Johannesburg on amnesty issues and what he described as perceptions surrounding the issues, related specifically to the PAC.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • So, let's take a look at the World Bank's estimates of the "rule of law," which it defines as "perceptions of the extent to which agents have confidence in and abide by the rules of society, and in particular the quality of contract enforcement, property rights, the police, and the courts, as well as the likelihood of crime and violence."

    Forbes.com: News

  • Whether that would change voter perceptions is unclear.

    Axelrod, Van Hollen: Losing DISCLOSE Act Was A "Significant" Blow

  • She noted there was a gap in perceptions – 85 percent of the men said their latest sexual partner had an orgasm, while only 64 percent of the women reported having an orgasm in their most recent sexual event.

    Sex Study By National Survey Of Sexual Health And Behavior Is Biggest Since 1994

  • Still it should shake up certain perceptions of conservatives, as I think this is the first time the wife of a sittling politician, a social conservative, no less, has gotten a divorce while her soon-to-be-ex is still in office.

    Jenny Sanford files for divorce

  • That's why recording people's thoughts and perceptions is the stuff of science fiction and not science.

    Blast From the Past

  • One possible explanation for this apparent discrepancy in our perceptions is that people make oppose abortion and support marriage, but the LEVEL of support is shallow.

    ProWomanProLife » Canadian values

  • It's fascinating to think about what has -- and hasn't -- changed in perceptions of nonfiction more than 30 years later.

    Milton Meltzer, 94

  • Changing those perceptions is the first priority for the Sudanese-born Magid, 45, who has earned high marks as an outgoing bridge-builder who heads the All Dulles Area Muslim Society, a congregation of 5,000 families in Sterling, Va., just outside Washington, D.C. Magid succeeds Ingrid Mattson, a soft-spoken but unflappable Hartford Seminary scholar who was elected as the group's first female and first convert president in 2006.

    Reclaiming Islam And Emboldening Muslim Women In America: 10 Minutes With Mohamed Magid

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.