"perceived" in the verb sense
1. perceive, comprehend
to become aware of through the senses
"I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
become conscious of
"She finally perceived the futility of her protest"
"perceived" in the adjective sense
1. sensed, 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"
detected by means of the senses
"a perceived difference in temperature"
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