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See definition of conceptive on Dictionary.com
  • as inprocreative
  • as inreproductive
  • as inspeculative

synonyms for conceptive

  • childbearing
  • generating
  • procreant
  • reproducing
  • analytical
  • dangerous
  • experimental
  • hypothetical
  • risky
  • unproved
  • unproven
  • unsubstantiated
  • abstract
  • assumed
  • dicey
  • formularized
  • hairy
  • hazardous
  • ideal
  • idealized
  • ideological
  • iffy
  • intellectual
  • in theory
  • logical
  • notional
  • philosophical
  • presumed
  • uncertain
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How to use conceptive in a sentence

We have, then, three orders of ornament, classed according to the degrees of correspondence of the executive and conceptive minds.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME I (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
It is perceptive because sentient, it is conceptive because perceptive.
THOUGHTS ON LIFE AND RELIGIONFRIEDRICH MAX MLLER
Slowly she raised her form of grace; Her eyes no ray conceptive flung.
ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, VOL. 5, JANUARY 1878, NO. 3VARIOUS
Intermediary sensation, demanded by conceptive thoughts, iv.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 4PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
The most practised intellect is not exempt from the universal laws of our conceptive faculty.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
There can scarcely be a stronger instance of the power of such a child's conceptive faculty than in his own attempts to draw.
HOUSEHOLD EDUCATIONHARRIET MARTINEAU
Now there is nothing in this process which necessarily eludes the conceptive or imagining power of the human mind.
FRAGMENTS OF SCIENCE, V. 1-2JOHN TYNDALL
It is the essential conceptive powers that tinge all the consequences of the exterior conceptive powers.
TRANSCENDENTALISM IN NEW ENGLANDOCTAVIUS BROOKS FROTHINGHAM
In method greatly, and in manner, and even in conceptive imagination, he differs from Webster: but he is his Cousin-German.
WILLIAM SHARP (FIONA MACLEOD)ELIZABETH A. SHARP
When the writer has his hands on a plot, of whatever type and however found, his conceptive labors are by no means over.
THE TECHNIQUE OF FICTION WRITINGROBERT SAUNDERS DOWST
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONCEPTIVE

  • childbearing
  • conceptive
  • generating
  • procreant
  • reproducing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.