Part of speech: noun

The act or faculty of conceiving, or that which is conceived; an idea; notion.

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Usage examples "conception":

  1. Well, this in future should, as far as possible, be our conception of our position. - "The History of the Peloponnesian War", Thucydides.
  2. Rousseau resumed the old conception. - "Rousseau Volumes I. and II.", John Morley.
  3. He is not capable of such a conception. - "A New Atmosphere", Gail Hamilton.