Definition for perception
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Example Sentences

His hero, Bruce Springsteen, is a gazillionaire, but he still manages to come across as a regular guy, so perception is reality.

Clinton is further back in history, and there is a perception that back then everything was rainbows and sunshine and gumdrops.

That perception is false and often reflects not just ignorance but also elitism and racism.

Their interest, as ever, is in pushing the perception that Washington is dysfunctional.

It was negative, and very personal, and most of it was probably my own perception of things.

Here, as in so many of these childish admirations, we have to do not with a purely æsthetic perception.

Yet, if one looks closely, under the froth and foppery, some of the charm and perception of the man still shines through.

With children of finer perception the transition to a correct profile view may be carried much further.

Born on March 29, 1769, he early distinguished himself by his precocity and his quickness of perception.

Forcing himself to believe that he had been the victim of some kind of illusory perception, he vigorously restrained his feelings.


On this page you'll find 120 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perception, such as: approach, attention, attitude, awareness, concept, and consciousness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.