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[pree-noh-shuh n]
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  1. a preconception.
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Origin of prenotion

1580–90; < Latin praenōtiōn- (stem of praenōtiō) an innate idea. See pre-, notion
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Related Words for prenotion

anxiety, hesitation, apprehension, foreboding, mistrust, unease, distrust, doubt, suspicion, qualm, reservation, hunch, omen, portent, premonition, dread, insight, prudence, unbelief, worry

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Historical Examples of prenotion

  • As new things require new names, so that prenotion was called by Epicurus; an appellation never used before.

    Cicero's Tusculan Disputations

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • This art of memory is but built upon two intentions; the one prenotion, the other emblem.

British Dictionary definitions for prenotion


  1. a rare word for preconception
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