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OTHER WORDS FROM conceptioncon·cep·tion·al, adjectivecon·cep·tive, adjectivepost·con·cep·tion, adjectivere·con·cep·tion, noun
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Campaigns have also been forced to reconsider their conception of Pennsylvania’s political geography.
Compare our conception of werewolves, vampires, and zombies.Believing in Monsters: David Livingstone Smith on the Subhuman - Facts So Romantic|Eric Schwitzgebel|September 11, 2020|Nautilus
There’s another conception of reality which I call the “container view.”
Two Conceptions of RealityThese challenges are rooted in a conception of reality which we have gotten so used to that we’re not even aware that there’s an alternative.
Another incredible conception from da Vinci, the Armored Car is surely the forerunner to the contemporary military tanks.14 Exceptional Weapon Systems from History That Were Ahead of their Time|Dattatreya Mandal|March 26, 2020|Realm of History
What it endangers is a narrow conception of Russian power, understood through the eyes of its dictatorial leader.
Spar has a new book titled The Baby Business: How Money, Science and Politics Drive the Commerce of Conception.Want Blue Eyes With That Baby?: The Strange New World of Human Reproduction|Eleanor Clift|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He completely disrupts not only the conception of architecture—but also the fabrication, the mise en oeuvre of architecture.
In fact, the airplane and the movie were more or less simultaneous in conception (the movie opened in 1968).
North Dakota has a less subtle constitutional amendment on the ballot stating that life begins at conception.America’s Most Important (and Wackiest) Referendums This November|Ben Jacobs|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Adequate conception of the extent, the variety, the excellence of the works of Art here heaped together is impossible.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The conception of the relation of this institution with them as co-operative makes headway slowly.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The myth of "Boreas and Orithyia," though faulty perhaps in technique, is good in conception and arrangement.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
From that hour dated a new and sterner conception of the task that lay before him and every other Briton in the country.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
In fact, he says, with great candour and courage, that the early Bible conception of God is one which we cannot now accept.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford