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pertaining to concepts or to the forming of concepts.

1655–65; < Medieval Latin conceptuālis. See conceptus, -al1

conceptuality [kuhn-sep-choo-al-i-tee] , noun
conceptually, adverb
nonconceptual, adjective
nonconceptually, adverb
postconceptual, adjective
unconceptual, adjective
unconceptually, adverb
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conceptual (kənˈsɛptjʊəl)
1.  relating to or concerned with concepts; abstract
2.  concerned with the definitions or relations of the concepts of some field of enquiry rather than with the facts

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1834, "pertaining to mental conception," apparently coined by Coleridge (there is an isolated use from 1662), from M.L. conceptualis, from conceptus "a conceiving," pp. of concipere (see conceive).
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conceptual con·cep·tu·al (kən-sěp'chōō-əl)
Relating to concepts or the the formation of concepts.

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