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Apperceptive

adjective
1.
Able to relate new percepts to past experience.






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"Apperceptive" Quotes from Famous Books



... facility of apperception. The proposition could perhaps safely be made broader than this. If abstraction is made from association, suggestion, and "expression," classed as elements of beauty, then beauty in any perceived object means that the mid readily unfolds its apperceptive activity in the directions which the object in question affords. But the directions in which activity readily unfolds or expresses itself are the directions to which long and close habituation has made the mind prone. So far as concerns the essential elements ...
— The Theory of the Leisure Class • Thorstein Veblen



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