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conceptual

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adjective con·cep·tu·al \kən-ˈsep-chə-wəl, -chü-əl, kän-, -chəl, -shwəl\

Simple Definition of conceptual

  • : based on or relating to ideas or concepts

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of conceptual

  1. :  of, relating to, or consisting of concepts <conceptual thinking>

conceptuality play \-ˌsep-chə-ˈwa-lə-tē, -shə-; -chü-ˈa-, -shü-\ noun
conceptually adverb

Examples of conceptual in a sentence

  1. The plans have both conceptual and practical difficulties.

  2. <conceptual thinking is often the most demanding kind of mental activity>



Origin of conceptual

Medieval Latin conceptualis of thought, from Late Latin conceptus act of conceiving, thought, from Latin concipere


First Known Use: circa 1834


Medical Dictionary

conceptual

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adjective con·cep·tu·al \kən-ˈsep-chə(-wə)l, kän-, -ˈsepsh-wəl\

Medical Definition of conceptual

  1. :  of, relating to, or consisting of concepts

conceptually adverb




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