Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun preconception

2 senses of preconception

Sense 1
preconception, prepossession, parti pris, preconceived opinion, preconceived idea, preconceived notion -- (an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence; "he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions")
       => opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought -- (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?")

Sense 2
bias, prejudice, preconception -- (a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation)
       => partiality, partisanship -- (an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives)

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