Consumption vs Perception - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between consumption and perception

is that consumption is the act of consuming something while perception is organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information.




  • The act of consuming something.
  • The fire's consumption of the forest caused ecological changes.
  • The amount consumed.
  • gross national consumption
  • (pathology) The wasting-away of the human body through disease.
  • (senseid)(pathology, dated) Pulmonary tuberculosis.
  • Derived terms

    * autoconsumption, self-consumption. * conspicuous consumption.

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    (en noun)
  • Organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information.
  • Conscious understanding of something.
  • Vision (ability )
  • Acuity
  • (cognition ) That which is detected by the five senses; not necessarily understood (imagine looking through fog, trying to understand if you see a small dog or a cat); also that which is detected within consciousness as a thought, intuition, deduction, etc.
  • Synonyms

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