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 Dictionary entry overview: What does preconceived idea mean? 

  The noun PRECONCEIVED IDEA has 1 sense:

1. an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence

  Familiarity information: PRECONCEIVED IDEA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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An opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents


parti pris; preconceived idea; preconceived notion; preconceived opinion; preconception; prepossession

Context example:

he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions

Hypernyms ("preconceived idea" is a kind of...):

opinion; persuasion; sentiment; thought; view (a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty)

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