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1. Conscious perception with full awareness.
2. The process of understanding by which newly observed qualities of an object are related to past experience.
[New Latin apperceptiō, apperceptiōn- : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin perceptiō, perception; see perception.]
ap′per·cep′tive (-sĕp′tĭv) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||apperceptive - able to relate new percepts to past experience|
perceptive - having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment; "a perceptive eye"; "a perceptive observation"
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