Not infrequently his pre-conceived theory proved to be a mistake.
Condemning dogmatism, they assume a dogmatic bearing toward everything that does not square with their pre-conceived notions.
It needs no argument to settle this, no matter how much it may conflict with pre-conceived notions.
He had formed no pre-conceived idea as to what Miss Allonby's exterior would be like.
She met everybody with the pre-conceived resolution that they were not to make too deep an impression.
Pre-conceived opinions, foregone determinations, are all I have at this hour to stand by.
Most men I know have had their pre-conceived ideas pretty badly shaken up.
The pre-conceived opinion of what a boy ought to be sometimes prevents the discovery of what he really is.
The result, especially as regards wheat, is so contrary to pre-conceived opinions, that further investigations should be made.
Every pre-conceived object in life had suddenly been brushed aside by the exhilaration of the moment.