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perception
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Girl Interrupted
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as in: perception of injustice Define
a belief or opinion formed by viewing things a certain way
  • The point is, the brain talks to itself, and by talking to itself changes its perceptions.

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  • U.S. perception of this issue is very different than it is in China.
  • If your perception is false, then your emotional response to it will be false too.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack

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unspecified meaning
  • Something also was happening to my perceptions of people.
  • Time is slow, dripping slowly through the clogged filter of thickened perception.

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  • Perceptions are thickened and dulled.
  • There is too much perception, and beyond the plethora of perceptions, a plethora of thoughts about the perceptions and about the fact of having perceptions.
  • There is too much perception, and beyond the plethora of perceptions, a plethora of thoughts about the perceptions and about the fact of having perceptions.
  • There is too much perception, and beyond the plethora of perceptions, a plethora of thoughts about the perceptions and about the fact of having perceptions.
  • There is too much perception, and beyond the plethora of perceptions, a plethora of thoughts about the perceptions and about the fact of having perceptions.
  • You can flit back and forth between these perceptions and experience a sort of mental vertigo.

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as in: perception of injustice Define
a belief or opinion formed by viewing things a certain way
as in: perception of external stimuli Define
something that someone senses; or the act of sensing
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