• WordNet 3.6
    • adj perceived detected by means of the senses "a perceived difference in temperature"
    • adj perceived detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues "the felt presence of an intruder","a sensed presence in the room raised goosebumps on her arms","a perceived threat"
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  • Anouk Aimee
    Anouk Aimee
    “You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.”
  • Phaedrus
    “Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.”
  • Kenneth Tynan
    Kenneth Tynan
    “A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening.”
  • Jean De La Bruyere
    “As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.”
  • Blaise Pascal
    “It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.”
  • William James
    “Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an inhabitual way.”


In literature:

Perceiving all this, he was still unable to perceive the meaning of his insight and his misery.
"The Divine Fire" by May Sinclair
From the inner hall Lord Grosville perceived them.
"The Marriage of William Ashe" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
All this time my father had been at the door looking on, which she had not perceived.
"Poor Jack" by Frederick Marryat
She perceived out of the corner of her eye that Laurie looked at her suddenly and sharply.
"The Necromancers" by Robert Hugh Benson
And, as you perceive, we've done it.
"Christopher and Columbus" by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
I see Menelaus also here approaching the house with a quick step, having by some means or other perceived the calamity which now is present.
"The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I." by Euripides
And as the Queen perceived him, she saluted him respectfully and said, 'Welcome, Sir, command me what I have to do.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
He addressed Nattee, who was standing by, in their own language, which I did not understand; but I perceived that he asked for Melchior.
"Japhet, In Search Of A Father" by Frederick Marryat
The carpenter trembled; for he perceived Rowland's gaze fixed first upon the infant, and then on himself.
"Jack Sheppard" by William Harrison Ainsworth
As I entered this street I heard the footsteps behind me quicken and, looking around, perceived that the man was close upon me.
"Jacqueline of Golden River" by H. M. Egbert

In poetry:

That stands over till peace.
We can only perceive
Men returned from the seas,
Very grateful for leave.
"The Verdicts [Jutland]" by Rudyard Kipling
The tale of Sphinx, and Theban jests
I true in me perceive;
I suffer riddles; death from dark
Enigmas I receive:
"The Ape" by Charles Lamb
And when that He is nearest, most
Our weak complaints we raise,
Lacking the wisdom to perceive
The mystery of His ways.
"January" by Alice Cary
Invisible or dim-perceived,
Oft in the cedar walk
Perchance at cool of eve with thee,
As friend with friend, shall talk
"Immortal Eve - I" by Manmohan Ghose
Her tender nerves confess'd a shock,
To hear a sudden gun!
A smuggler's vessel from the rock,
She now perceives to run.
"The Halcyon" by William Hayley
KING. Yes, from this rocky height,
Nigh to the sun, that with one starry light
Its rugged brow doth crown,
Headlong among the salt waves leaping down
Let him descend who so much pain perceives;
There let him raging die who raging lives.
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act I" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

If there's been any griping about the lack of production on the other side of the ball heading into the perceived mismatch against top-ranked Alabama, the Tigers have kept it to themselves.
If there's been any griping about the lack of production on the other side of the ball heading into this week's perceived mismatch against top-ranked Alabama, the Tigers have kept it to themselves.
Here's one benefit of New York City not being able to get their fix of MSG TV: They aren't subject to what some perceive as the racially insensitive quality of their New York Knicks broadcasts.
Although perceived as sheer fantasy by many, the magic depicted in the Harry Potter novels by author J.K.
Anxiety is the state of unease in anticipation of real or perceived challenges.
End users do perceive benefits when system integrators receive CSIA certification, according to research on end users and interviews by Control Engineering.
Kids across the country are being enticed by what they perceive as an edible treat.
While China has become the world's second largest economy, doing business in China is now perceived to be more corrupt , according to Transparency International.
It's a familiar story: Taunted by classmates for a perceived physical imperfection—in this case, big ears—14-year-old Nadia Ilse begged her parents for surgery to fix it.
He talks with Flashpoint about how the rest of the world perceives Detroit.
CAIRO—The United States government has on occasion distressed over the nature of TV news in the Arab world and its perceived negative effect on public attitudes toward America.
It instructs media-relations professionals to tell the press and the public that the land is less toxic than perceived.
After years of neglect and being perceived as just a concrete storm drain, the 52-mile waterway -- in many ways the spine of Los Angeles -- will star in a film of its own.
It's deep, sweet, and sleepy, exhausted with what could be perceived as sadness or apathy.
The public revulsion related to earmarks is largely a product of the perceived waste (teapot museums) and the potential for corruption ( earmarks exchanged for campaign contributions).

In science:

It is worth noting that internal actions of the process under test do not affect, but the case in which they lead to divergence, the satisfaction of the test: they are not observable as input or outputs, thus they cannot be perceived by an external user that is experimenting on the system.
A Testing Framework for P Systems
If the angular radius out to the outermost detectable isophote Ic is Θout ≡ N × α , which defines N, then the perceived angular diameter θ = 2Θout = 2N α.
The galaxy ancestor problem
Large-scale bending of the field lines is necessarily artific ial since both ZAMO and FFOFI are asymptotically static and the distant test charge thus shall perceive asymptotic shape of the field which is aligned uniform magnet ic field in this case.
Transition from regular to chaotic motion in black hole magnetospheres
In this section, we discuss the origin of the following basic observational fact: we perceive our macroscopic world to be classical, having a well-defined configuration in phase space.
Quantum Mechanics, Spacetime Locality, and Gravity
We observe an ordered world, i.e., we perceive a world that obeys consistent laws of physics.
Quantum Mechanics, Spacetime Locality, and Gravity