Definition of perceptual
: of, relating to, or involving perception especially in relation to immediate sensory experience
Recent Examples of perceptual from the Web
Smith’s 1967 work transforms the conventional stability of sculptural mass into environmental perceptual ephemerality.
As technology gets better the perceptual threshold of each console gets smaller and smaller.
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Origin and Etymology of perceptual
percept + -ual (as in conceptual)
First Known Use: 1878
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