- conscious perception.
- the act or process of .
- the attainment of full awareness of a sensation or idea
- the act or process of apperceiving
1753, from French aperception (17c.), from German Apperzeption (or Latin apperceptionem), coined by German mathematician and philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) as noun corresponding to French apercevoir “perceive, notice, become aware of” (11c., from Latin ad “to” (see ) + percipere; see ) on analogy of Perzeption/percevoir.
- Conscious perception with full awareness.comprehension
- The process of understanding by which newly observed qualities of an object are related to past experience.