In method greatly, and in manner, and even in conceptive imagination, he differs from Webster: but he is his Cousin-German.
Intermediary sensation, demanded by conceptive thoughts, iv.
The Meccanian spirit is the active, creative male; the sthetic sense is receptive, conceptive, essentially female.
It is perceptive because sentient, it is conceptive because perceptive.
Technique is conceptive, constructive, and executive, and the beginner should exercise his latent powers in each department.
The idea is everything to them, by virtue of their conceptive faculty.
By the very nature of the conceptive process the writer seizes his story ideas in terms of persons, events, or atmosphere.
The man of the most practised intellect is not exempt from the universal laws of our conceptive faculty.
The most practised intellect is not exempt from the universal laws of our conceptive faculty.
It translates the thought from the abstract to the concrete, from the intuitional to the conceptive.
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.