Origin of conception
Related formscon·cep·tion·al, adjectivecon·cep·tive, adjectivepost·con·cep·tion, adjectivere·con·cep·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for conceptive
By the very nature of the conceptive process the writer seizes his story ideas in terms of persons, events, or atmosphere.
In method greatly, and in manner, and even in conceptive imagination, he differs from Webster: but he is his Cousin-German.William Sharp (Fiona Macleod)|Elizabeth A. Sharp
The labors of the fiction writer are of two sorts, conceptive and executive.
The most practised intellect is not exempt from the universal laws of our conceptive faculty.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
It is perceptive because sentient, it is conceptive because perceptive.Thoughts on Life and Religion|Friedrich Max Mller