That is not to say that it does not have its drawbacks, but they are those of its conception.
Alan Tita, et al. “Seasonality in conception of Births and Influence on Late Initiation of Prenatal Care.”
Even more basically, they had no conception of the global web of life that we call ecology, or just “the environment,.”
Accepting the conception of a child out of love—and out of wedlock.
And Oklahoma is one of 23 where it applies from the moment of conception.
His conception of the proper qualities of the orator was high and noble.
She was not a woman in the habit of reasoning, and had no conception of the difficulties in his way.
While replenishing the common stock of Irish stories, Mr Birmingham adjusts our conception of the race.
Young Ried had no conception of the sacrifice for which he had asked.
Clerk Maxwell has given us, in his greatest work, his conception of the two kinds of energy due to electricity and magnetism.
early 14c., "act of conceiving," from Old French concepcion (Modern French conception) "conception, grasp, comprehension," from Latin conceptionem (nominative conceptio) "a comprehending, conception," noun of action from stem of concipere (see conceive). Originally in the womb sense (also with reference to Conception Day in the Church calendar); mental sense "process of forming concepts" is late 14c. Meaning "that which is conceived in the mind" is from 1520s; "general notion" is from 1785.
conception con·cep·tion (kən-sěp'shən)
The act of forming a general idea or notion.
The formation of a viable zygote by the union of a spermatozoon and an ovum; fertilization.