Definition of perceptual in English:



  • Relating to the ability to interpret or become aware of something through the senses.

    ‘a patient with perceptual problems who cannot judge distances’
    • ‘We administered all the ability and perceptual tests except the olfactory tasks by computer.’
    • ‘Whatever flows through your perceptual systems can be rewound and queued up for viewing at a later date.’
    • ‘How does one increase the perceptual asset which is critical to the valuation of the share?’
    • ‘He applies the same psychological illusion, perceptual manipulation and persuasive technique in his new live show.’
    • ‘Perhaps I only see your ears, like two delicate shells, because I am trapped in my own perceptual disorder.’
    • ‘In some works, our experience of the loop is perceptual, rather than physical.’
    • ‘This is a highly determinative molding of the brain-computer interlock, locking us into tight perceptual loops.’
    • ‘You can anticipate a much wider range of possibilities by tapping into your robot's perceptual system.’
    • ‘Let the audience see the truth or the perceptual truth and decide for themselves.’
    • ‘He said people may be surprised by this phenomenon because of the unique perceptual aspects of viewing a picture.’
    • ‘This is quite like the perceptual experience of browsing in a physical store.’
    • ‘That perceptual fix is still there, and each crisis sees them reaching back to it.’
    • ‘However, such findings of perceptual specificity have had little impact on current theoretical models.’
    • ‘I have a sense of the perceptual presence of the whole bottle, which is uninferred.’
    • ‘The general conclusion is that there are a number of perceptual abilities that diminish with age.’
    • ‘There is a typology of perceptual filters, which can be split into four categories.’
    • ‘These cues varied systematically in their perceptual salience relative to the primary task in which it was embedded.’
    • ‘To eliminate the variable of aesthetic and perceptual bias, they also included some mirror-images.’
    • ‘There is a second sense in which perceptual knowledge is objective.’
    • ‘Here the claim that is made is that these perceptual phenomena are not exhausted by how the world is represented to the subject to be.’