apperception apperception

Definition(s):

  • (n) the process whereby perceived qualities of an object are related to past experience

Usage(s):

  1. Only Ian Holm, as the passive hero, seems to grasp the thematic apperception: modern man and his society are in a schizoid clash where and brain, instinct and intellect, struggle .
  2. Moss on the North Side, by Sylvia Wilkinson, is a poetic apperception of childhood elaborated by one of the most gifted women writers to emerge in the South since Carson .

Quotes

  • "I thought he was a fool before the fight, now the only difference is that the whole world knows he'sa fool," Calzaghe said, reflecting a week on. "He's self-centred, he's got no manners, and no appreciation apperception for other...
    on Apr 27, 2008 By: Joe Calzaghe Source: ic Wales

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