Definition of Preconception

1. Noun. An opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence. "He did not even try to confirm his preconceptions"




2. Noun. A partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation.

Definition of Preconception

1. n. The act of preconceiving; conception or opinion previously formed.

Definition of Preconception

1. Noun. An opinion formed before obtaining adequate evidence, especially as the result of bias or prejudice. ¹

2. Noun. A prejudice that prevents rational consideration of an issue. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Preconception

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Preconception

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1. The Constitution and Government of the State of New York: An Appraisal by New York (State). (1915)
"... DUTIES AND LIMITATIONS OF OFFICERS Need for preconception of Structural Plan In laying the foundation for a government, there must be some preconception ..."

2. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1857)
"Those bodies which do act without understanding or preconception of what they do, as the sun and fire give light and heat, work always to t ; ti Sf тЪ ..."

3. Economic Aspects of Diabetes: Selected Annotations by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"Researchers categorized the economic ramifications as the costs of preconception and prenatal care for diabetic women and the savings that result from lower ..."

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