PRECONCEPTION

noun. a belief or expectation corresponding to some outlook item which is held prior to significant data about the item being attained.

PRECONCEPTION: "His preconception of the girl's softball team couldn't be further from the truth."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRECONCEPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/preconception/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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