conception

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  • Info Conception, or a concept, is an abstract idea or a mental symbol.
  • Since its initial conception the town has changed quite a bit.
  • It is only because of our conceptions that we can't experience it.
  • Modern conceptions of memory typically break it down into three main sub-classes.
  • Male memory will be complete until moment of conception, when physical contact with the father is lost.
  • Public philosophy, in some conceptions, is a matter of content rather than style.
  • Ancient peoples did not have the same modern-day conception of universal human rights.
  • Exactly what sort of conception of the good this is, however, the individual does not know.
  • There are two basic conceptions of environmental human rights in the current human rights system.
  • The conceptions of man on these subjects will change with the progress of the race. Cited from History of Rationalism, by John F. Hurst
  • Conceptions of laws and rights have long shown themselves in strange lights in that country. Cited from The Swedish-Norwegian Union Crisis, by Karl Nordlund
  • Then, your conception of those effects is the whole of your conception of the object.
  • This point of view is very much in line with common-sense conceptions of emotion.
  • Paul says his years as an obstetrician led him to believe life begins at conception.
  • There are indeed present in the play two of the writer's principal moral conceptions. Cited from George Bernard Shaw, by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • As people criticized his musical conceptions and playing, he lost his confidence for the first time.
  • But do we want great conceptions all the time? Cited from The Untroubled Mind, by Herbert J. Hall
  • The current era has seen radical changes in both formal and popular conceptions of human nature.
  • The popular conception of a race-based slave system did not fully develop until the 18th century.
  • In the same way the conception of God is different from the fact of his existence only in reality.
  • Dominant racial conceptions influence how individuals label both themselves and others within society.
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Meaning of conception

  • noun The act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon