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Eri Hayward is cheerful, even as she drops verbal bombs that demolish mainstream conceptions about being transgender.

Many universities have vague—and often overly narrow—conceptions of “forcible sexual offenses.”

What if gay marriage really will change the institution of marriage, shifting conceptions around monogamy and intimacy?

Do you think this work is bringing to light or trying to help change these conceptions?

I just think Mr. Medinsky and myself have different conceptions of cinema.

But as both conceptions are related somehow to the idea of cost, the substitution is never discovered.

Guiscard, who sometimes joined our party, was now and then moved to smile at our unripe conceptions of the nature of things.

Organisation ensues, and the general conceptions of state-deities and state-ritual are made more definite and precise.

In the case of the solitary forms, such new conceptions die with the individual.

Its faculties of observation and imitation are actively exercised, and new habits and conceptions are quickly gained.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conceptions, such as: impression, concept, interpretation, conceit, appreciation, and perception.

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