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1. perception

noun. ['pɝˈsɛpʃən'] the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • perceptual experience
  • percept
  • visual percept
  • mental representation
  • shape
  • figure
  • representation
  • ground
  • internal representation
  • form

Antonyms

  • figure
  • attention
  • stifle
  • diverge

Etymology

  • perception (French)
  • perceptio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Auditory Perception

  • self-deception
  • preconception
  • misconception
  • contraception
  • misperception
  • interception
  • conception
  • reception
  • inception
  • exception
  • deception

2. perception

noun. ['pɝˈsɛpʃən'] the process of perceiving.

Synonyms

  • somaesthesia
  • perceptual constancy
  • basic cognitive process
  • sense impression
  • esthesis
  • touch
  • constancy
  • sensation
  • tactile sensation
  • auditory perception
  • beholding
  • sound perception
  • seeing
  • detection
  • somatic sensation
  • somatesthesia
  • sensing
  • somesthesia
  • touch sensation
  • aesthesis
  • sense experience
  • visual perception
  • sense datum
  • tactual sensation

Antonyms

  • pleasure
  • gravity
  • dislike
  • pride

Etymology

  • perception (French)
  • perceptio (Latin)

3. perception

noun. ['pɝˈsɛpʃən'] a way of conceiving something.

Synonyms

  • conceptualisation
  • conceptualization

Antonyms

  • levity
  • agitation
  • inattention

Etymology

  • perception (French)
  • perceptio (Latin)

4. perception

noun. ['pɝˈsɛpʃən'] knowledge gained by perceiving.

Synonyms

  • cognizance
  • insight
  • discernment
  • knowledge
  • perceptiveness
  • cognition
  • penetration

Antonyms

  • ingratitude
  • despair
  • pain
  • fear

Etymology

  • perception (French)
  • perceptio (Latin)

5. perception

noun. ['pɝˈsɛpʃən'] becoming aware of something via the senses.

Synonyms

  • smelling
  • sensory activity
  • listening
  • tasting
  • taste
  • looking
  • hearing
  • lipreading
  • looking at
  • smell
  • look

Antonyms

  • humility
  • liking
  • calmness
  • concern

Etymology

  • perception (French)
  • perceptio (Latin)

6. auditory

adjective. ['ˈɔdɪˌtɔri'] of or relating to the process of hearing.

Synonyms

  • audile

Etymology

  • auditorium (Latin)
  • -torium (Latin)

Example sentences of the word auditory-perception


1. Noun Phrase
Listening to directions requires auditory perception, following through requires sequencing, kicking the red ball requires visual perception, judging when to kick requires the temporal skill of timing, and both running and kicking require body awareness.

2. Noun Phrase
Belmont University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, offers several sound engineering courses, such as physics for audio engineering, auditory perception, hearing science, electronics and circuit theory, and recording technology.

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