Preconceive in a sentence

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Definition of Preconceive

  • To conceive, or form an opinion of, beforehand; to form a previous notion or idea of.
  • conceive beforehand

How to use preconceive in a sentence. Preconceive pronunciation.

But archaeologists are the narrowest and dryest of men,-they preconceive a certain system of work and follow it out by mathematical rule and plan, without one touch of imagination to help them to discover new channels of interest or historical information.
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So my purpose was to discover him; and I made calculations, and summoned them that serve me to search for such a youth as thou art; fairly, O my betrothed, did I preconceive thee.
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Examples of Preconceive

Example #1
It is when these comet-like intelligences sweep across the world's horizon that we hear of a Julius Caesar, a Napoleon, a Shakespeare.
Example #2
Sometimes an unusually brilliant brain conceives the erratic notion of working in several grooves, and is straightway judged as mad or fanatic.
Example #3
And so it was that I traced a magic line from the sand-hills to the city, and from the outer hills to the sand-hills; and whoso approached by that line I knew was he marked out as my champion, my betrothed,-a youth destined for great things.
Example #4
Now when my soul recovered from amazement at the marvels seen, I arose and went from the starry roofs to consult my books of magic, and 'twas revealed to me that one was wandering to a junction with my destiny, and that by his means the great aim would of a surety be accomplished-Shagpat Shaved!