Simple Definition of preconception
: an idea or opinion that someone has before learning about or experiencing something directly
Examples of preconception in a sentence
I came to the lecture without any preconceptions.
<tried to go into the training sessions without any preconceptions>
First Known Use of preconception
Medical Definition of preconception
: occurring prior to conception <preconception genetic counseling>
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