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synonyms for preconception

  • assumption
  • predisposition
  • prejudice
  • bias
  • delusion
  • illusion
  • inclination
  • notion
  • prejudgment
  • prepossession
  • presumption
  • presupposition
  • preconceived idea
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antonyms for preconception

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  • certainty
  • fact
  • reality
  • truth
  • ignorance
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How to use preconception in a sentence

Empathetic people challenge their own preconceptions and prejudices by searching for what they share with people rather than what divides them.
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The second cost, equally damaging, is that wind up ignoring violence that doesn’t fit our preconceptions.
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You don’t have to have a long track record in healthcare or science reporting, but you do have to be determined, prepared to challenge preconceptions, and be comfortable asking for help and taking guidance.
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Our preconceptions can also cause us to find supernatural evidence in garbled noise or blurred images.
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The prevailing conception, however, has been adopted without examination; it is a preconception.
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The experiences gained by the Americans in the Civil War helped to confirm this preconception.
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Now, in that preconception lies the capital blunder incident to the question.
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Not for the truth in them, but for the grace, or because they touched the spring of some preconception or some passion.
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He works in a noble freedom from prejudice and preconception, uncorrupted by custom as he is untrammelled by tradition.
AUDREY CRAVENMAY SINCLAIR
His persuasion is a work of preconception rather than of perception.
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WORDS RELATED TO PRECONCEPTION

  • apprehension
  • awareness
  • foreboding
  • forecast
  • foreseeing
  • foresight
  • foretaste
  • forethought
  • inkling
  • intuition
  • preconception
  • premonition
  • prescience
  • presentiment
  • prevision
  • prior knowledge
  • realization
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.