Definitions for conceptionkənˈsɛp ʃən
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concept, conception, construct(noun)
an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon
the event that occurred at the beginning of something
"from its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, design(noun)
the creation of something in the mind
The act of conceiving.
The state of being conceived; the beginning.
The fertilization of an ovum by a sperm to form a zygote.
The start of pregnancy.
The formation of a conceptus or an implanted embryo.
The power or faculty of apprehending of forming an idea in the mind; the power of recalling a past sensation or perception; the ability to form mental abstractions.
An image, idea, or notion formed in the mind; a concept, plan or design.
Origin: From conceptioun, from conception, from conceptio, from concipere, past participle conceptus; see conceive.
the act of conceiving in the womb; the initiation of an embryonic animal life
the state of being conceived; beginning
the power or faculty of apprehending of forming an idea in the mind; the power of recalling a past sensation or perception
the formation in the mind of an image, idea, or notion, apprehension
the image, idea, or notion of any action or thing which is formed in the mind; a concept; a notion; a universal; the product of a rational belief or judgment. See Concept
idea; purpose; design
conceit; affected sentiment or thought
Conception is a power/progressive metal band from Raufoss, Norway.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'conception' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4713
Rank popularity for the word 'conception' in Nouns Frequency: #1647
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Well, I've always believed that life begins at conception.
Happiness is an inner perception, not an outer realistic conception.
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil.
Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception.
In Catholic Church teaching, some would say it would be acceptable to try to prevent conception in cases like this.
Translations for conception
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- حَمْل, حَبَلArabic
- конце́пция, поня́тие, предста́ва, заче́ване, разбиранеBulgarian
- concepcióCatalan, Valencian
- ιδέα, σύλληψη, επινόηση, επικύησηGreek
- fogantatás, felfogás, fogamzás, fogalomHungarian
- concetto, concezione, concepimentoItalian
- 妊娠, 受胎Japanese
- 수태, 임신Korean
- concepere, zămislire, concepție, concept, idee, concepții, imagineRomanian
- поня́тие, конце́пция, зача́тие, представле́ние, иде́яRussian
- začece, концепција, зачеће, koncepcijaSerbo-Croatian
- quan niệmVietnamese
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