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Definitions and Synonyms of preconception | Another word for preconception | What is preconception?

Definition 1: an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where preconception or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions

Synonyms for preconception in the sense of this definition

(preconception is a kind of ...) a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

"my opinion differs from yours" "I am not of your persuasion" "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"

Definition 2: a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for preconception in the sense of this definition

(preconception is a kind of ...) an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives

(... is a kind of preconception ) a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature

(... is a kind of preconception ) extreme prejudice

(... is a kind of preconception ) (psychology) bias introduced by an experimenter whose expectations about the outcome of the experiment can be subtly communicated to the participants in the experiment

(... is a kind of preconception ) prejudice against (fear or dislike of) homosexual people and homosexuality

(... is a kind of preconception ) prejudice against Muslims

"Muslim intellectuals are afraid of growing Islamophobia in the West"

(... is a kind of preconception ) the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races

(... is a kind of preconception ) an intentional and controversial bias

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