Etymology: First used by w:Gottfried_Leibnitz, Gottfried Leibnitz (1646-1716).
- (context, uncountable, psychology, and, philosophy, especially Kantianism) The mind's perception of itself as the subject or actor in its own states, unifying past and present experiences; perception that reflects upon itself.
- (context, countable, psychology) The general process or a particular act of mental assimilation of new experience into the totality of one's past experience.
- (context, uncountable, rare) intensify, Intensified or energetic perception.
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