conceptual


con·cep·tu·al

adjective \kən-ˈsep-chə-wəl, -chü-əl, kän-, -chəl, -shwəl\

: based on or relating to ideas or concepts

Full Definition of CONCEPTUAL

:  of, relating to, or consisting of concepts <conceptual thinking>
con·cep·tu·al·i·ty \-ˌsep-chə-ˈwa-lə-tē, -shə-; -chü-ˈa-, -shü-\ noun
con·cep·tu·al·ly adverb

Examples of CONCEPTUAL

  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

con·cep·tu·al

adjective \kən-ˈsep-chə(-wə)l, kän-, -ˈsepsh-wəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONCEPTUAL

: of, relating to, or consisting of concepts
con·cep·tu·al·ly adverb

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