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preconception

pree kuhn sep shuhn

  • n  an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions
  • n  a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

  • The basic premise of the 275-page book, which is touted as "the complete preconception plan," is that mothers-to-be should devote at least three months to getting ready to get .
  • This is one of those Rorschach posts that confirms to everybody who reads it whatever preconception they came in with.
  • Because viewers have little preconception of the man, the miniseries is free to do what history should, which is not just reproduce the past but reflect on the present.
News & Articles

  • It's hard to see through ‘In The Fog’
    Sergei Loznitsa’s grim movie fulfills every preconception of a Russian war tale — slow-paced, teeming with dirt and lousy weather, full of moral quandaries endured alongside disgusting food and inadequate clothing. Death haunts “In the Fog” from the first impressive moments, where the camera forces you to share the viewpoint...
    June 14, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • David Stern in SI.com
    We're here without preconception,Stern said. "This is very much fact-finding to determine what is the best funding plan, what is the best place for a stadium to be."
  • Pamela Anderson in The West Australian
    Australians are so friendly, tanned, funny,said Anderson, who is rumoured to be dating a sheikh from the United Arab Emirates. "Everyone has a preconception of Australians being fun, partying - tanned gorgeous guys on Bondi Beach. I think...
  • Jay Farrar in Spinner
    Kerouac gave great rules to follow: You shouldn't have many rules. You should just go with your first thought ...... Just [get] your thoughts down without a whole lot of preconception or revision,says Farrar. "I've tried to adopt that...

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