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- 1. preconception, prepossession, parti pris, preconceived opinion, preconceived idea, preconceived notion, opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought
- usage: an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence; "he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions"
- 2. bias, prejudice, preconception, partiality, partisanship
- usage: a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
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