Definition of Conceiving

1. Verb. (present participle of conceive) ¹



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Definition of Conceiving

1. conceive [v] - See also: conceive

Lexicographical Neighbors of Conceiving

conceiting
conceitless
conceits
conceity
conceiv'd
conceivability
conceivable
conceivableness
conceivably
conceive
conceive of
conceived
conceiver
conceivers
conceives
conceiving (current term)
concelebrant
concelebrants
concelebrate
concelebrated
concelebrates
concelebrating
concelebration
concelebrations
concensus
concent
concenter
concentered
concentering
concenters

Literary usage of Conceiving

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1891)
"The perception that S is M is a mode of conceiving S. The statement that M is P ... WHAT IS MEANT BY A MODE OP conceiving. When we conceive of S merely as M ..."

2. The Chief Works of Benedict de Spinoza by Benedictus de Spinoza, Robert Harvey Monroe Elwes (1891)
"Therefore to this extent the mind has not the power of conceiving' things ... Therefore this power of conceiving things under the form of eternity only ..."

3. The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences: Founded Upon Their History by William Whewell (1847)
"If there were a tropical philosopher really incapable of conceiving water solidified, he must have been brought into that mental condition by abstruse ..."

4. The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences: Founded Upon Their History by William Whewell (1847)
"If there were a tropical philosopher really incapable of conceiving water solidified, he must have been brought into that mental condition by abstruse ..."

5. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1843)
"the rest of Peloponnesus began also to mutter amongst themselves, that it was fit for them to do the like : conceiving that there was somewhat in it more ..."

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