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See definition of conceptions on Dictionary.com
  • noununderstanding; idea
  • nounbeginning, birth

synonyms for conceptions

  • appreciation
  • conceit
  • concept
  • impression
  • interpretation
  • notion
  • perception
  • realization
  • apperception
  • apprehension
  • clue
  • cognition
  • comprehension
  • consideration
  • design
  • dreaming
  • explanation
  • exposition
  • fancy
  • image
  • inkling
  • intellection
  • meditation
  • musing
  • philosophizing
  • picture
  • plan
  • representation
  • speculation
  • thought
  • version
  • cogitating
  • communing
  • concentrating
  • considering
  • deliberating
  • envisaging
  • fancying
  • imagining
  • meditating
  • mental grasp
  • speculating

antonyms for conceptions

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  • concrete
  • fact
  • ignorance
  • misunderstanding
  • reality
  • truth
  • abortion
  • being
  • death
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How to use conceptions in a sentence

But as both conceptions are related somehow to the idea of cost, the substitution is never discovered.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Guiscard, who sometimes joined our party, was now and then moved to smile at our unripe conceptions of the nature of things.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Organisation ensues, and the general conceptions of state-deities and state-ritual are made more definite and precise.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
In the case of the solitary forms, such new conceptions die with the individual.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Its faculties of observation and imitation are actively exercised, and new habits and conceptions are quickly gained.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
It was to the Pentagram Circle that I first broached the new conceptions that were developing in my mind.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
We cannot, therefore, frame good general conceptions beforehand.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
General conceptions formed without this thorough knowledge, are Bacon's "notiones temer rebus abstract."
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
I had never doubted my new conceptions before; now I doubted them profoundly.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
They deal with the most elemental religious conceptions and are full of the imagery of nature.
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