HyperDic: preconception

English > 2 senses of the word preconception:
NOUNcognitionpreconception, prepossession, parti pris, preconceived opinion, preconceived idea, preconceived notionan opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
cognitionpreconception, bias, prejudicea partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
preconception > pronunciation
Soundspriykahnseh'pshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > preconception: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence.
Example"he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions"
Synonymsprepossession, parti pris, preconceived opinion, preconceived idea, preconceived notion
Broaderopinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thoughtA personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
Spanishidea preconcebida, parti pris, preconcepción, prejuicio
Catalanidea preconcebuda, prejudici
Verbspreconceiveconceive beforehand
English > preconception: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation.
Synonymsbias, prejudice
NarrowerIslamophobiaprejudice against Muslims
experimenter bias(psychology) bias introduced by an experimenter whose expectations about the outcome of the experiment / experiment can be subtly communicated to the participants in the experiment / experiment
homophobiaprejudice against (fear or dislike of) homosexual people and homosexuality
irrational hostilityextreme / extreme prejudice
racismThe prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
taboo, tabuA prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
tendentiousnessAn intentional and controversial bias
Broaderpartiality, partisanshipAn inclination to favor / favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
Spanishinclinación, parcialidad, predisposición, prejuicio, sesgo
Catalanbiaix, prejudici

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