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1. conception

noun. ['kənˈsɛpʃən'] an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.

Synonyms

  • concept
  • attribute
  • division
  • law of nature
  • part
  • possibility
  • idea
  • whole
  • linguistic rule
  • conceptualization
  • law
  • conceptualisation
  • quantity
  • theory
  • lexicalized concept
  • fact
  • category
  • notion
  • property
  • natural law
  • section
  • abstract
  • thought
  • conceptuality
  • hypothesis
  • regulation
  • abstraction
  • construct
  • rule

Antonyms

  • outside
  • inside
  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • conceptioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • conception (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Immaculate Conception

  • self-deception
  • preconception
  • misconception
  • contraception
  • misperception
  • interception
  • reception
  • perception
  • inception
  • exception
  • deception

Sentences with immaculate-conception


1. Noun Phrase
Orthodox Christians reject the doctrine of original sin and therefore reject the immaculate conception.

2. Noun Phrase
The Eastern Church did not believe in the immaculate conception of Mary and allowed their priests to marry.

2. conception

noun. ['kənˈsɛpʃən'] the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon.

Synonyms

  • sexual activity
  • sex activity
  • sexual practice

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • cheerfulness
  • uncheerfulness
  • Cryptogamia

Etymology

  • conceptioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • conception (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. conception

noun. ['kənˈsɛpʃən'] the event that occurred at the beginning of something.

Synonyms

  • fertilisation
  • beginning
  • impregnation
  • fecundation
  • fertilization

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive

Etymology

  • conceptioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • conception (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. conception

noun. ['kənˈsɛpʃən'] the creation of something in the mind.

Synonyms

  • concoction
  • design
  • creativeness
  • creative thinking
  • invention
  • contrivance
  • innovation
  • excogitation

Antonyms

  • Phanerogamae
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • conceptioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • conception (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. immaculate

adjective. ['ˌɪˈmækjuːlɪt'] completely neat and clean.

Synonyms

  • clean
  • spick
  • spic
  • speckless
  • spotless
  • spic-and-span

Antonyms

  • old
  • infect
  • untidy
  • dirtiness

6. immaculate

adjective. ['ˌɪˈmækjuːlɪt'] free from stain or blemish.

Synonyms

  • pure

Antonyms

  • unclean
  • indecent

7. immaculate

adjective. ['ˌɪˈmækjuːlɪt'] without fault or error.

Synonyms

  • impeccable
  • perfect

Antonyms

  • septic
  • contaminate
  • unfair
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