prenotion

[ pree-noh-shuhn ]
/ priˈnoʊ ʃən /

noun

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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Example sentences from the Web for 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

prenotion
/ (priːˈnəʊʃən) /

noun

a rare word for preconception
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