Definition of Preconvictions

1. preconviction [n] - See also: preconviction



Lexicographical Neighbors of Preconvictions

preconstituting
preconstitutional
preconstructed
preconstruction
preconsumerist
precontact
precontest
precontract
precontracts
precontrive
precontrived
precontrives
precontriving
preconvention
preconviction
preconvictions (current term)
precook
precooked
precooker
precookers
precooking
precooks
precool
precooled
precooling
precools
precopulatory
precoracoid
precoracoids
precordial

Literary usage of Preconvictions

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

1. Shelburne Essays by Paul Elmer More (1904)
"those who have gone to the Gospels without any preconvictions of what they were to find know how hard it is to discover the real position of Christ. ..."

2. The Nineteenth Century (1885)
"... opinions afterwards ; while Mr. Dicey's opinions are the result of his preferences, more or less stable, of his political instincts and preconvictions, ..."

3. The Medical Times and Gazette (1861)
"for analytical investigation, and in this way only are the errors arising from preconvictions and hasty generalization to be avoided. ..."

4. The Origin of Life and Process of Reproduction in Plants and Animals: With by Frederick Hollick (1902)
"But preconvictions throw a thick veil over the most acute perceptions. "The ascending douches put an end to the constipation ; but freedom of fecal ..."

5. Buffalo Medical Journal (1854)
"Wjth preconvictions according to mercury whatever efficacy pertains to the combination of calomel and opium, it is not surprising that experience appears to ..."

6. The Transactions of the New York Academy of Medicine by New York Academy of Medicine (1863)
"There is a liability to error, in making trial of this or of other remedies, arising from preconvictions, fancy,and hasty inferences; but it is certain not ..."

7. Shelburne Essays by Paul Elmer More (1904)
"those who have gone to the Gospels without any preconvictions of what they were to find know how hard it is to discover the real position of Christ. ..."

8. The Nineteenth Century (1885)
"... opinions afterwards ; while Mr. Dicey's opinions are the result of his preferences, more or less stable, of his political instincts and preconvictions, ..."

9. The Medical Times and Gazette (1861)
"for analytical investigation, and in this way only are the errors arising from preconvictions and hasty generalization to be avoided. ..."

10. The Origin of Life and Process of Reproduction in Plants and Animals: With by Frederick Hollick (1902)
"But preconvictions throw a thick veil over the most acute perceptions. "The ascending douches put an end to the constipation ; but freedom of fecal ..."

11. Buffalo Medical Journal (1854)
"Wjth preconvictions according to mercury whatever efficacy pertains to the combination of calomel and opium, it is not surprising that experience appears to ..."

12. The Transactions of the New York Academy of Medicine by New York Academy of Medicine (1863)
"There is a liability to error, in making trial of this or of other remedies, arising from preconvictions, fancy,and hasty inferences; but it is certain not ..."

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