Definition of apperceptive in English:

apperceptive

adjective

Psychology
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  • See apperception

    • ‘There is a further analogy in how you incorporate what you learn into your entire apperceptive mass.’
    • ‘This is the earlier form of apperceptive analysis and rises directly from associations.’
    • ‘It is an apperceptive activity - both active and passive.’
    • ‘A common symptom of apperceptive visual agnosia is prosopagnosia, the inability to recognize faces.’
    • ‘In fact, the distinction between apperceptive and associative agnosia has several limitations.’

Pronunciation

apperceptive

/apəˈsɛptɪv/