preconception

definition: 
an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
sentence: 
Our professor encouraged us to dream big about what our life could be like, and not be "boxed in" by ideologies or preconceptions about others.
It was a lesson in the ugliness of preconceptions, the peril of jumping to conclusions.
difficulty: 
easy
toefl frequency: 
1
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adjective: 
preconceived
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verb: 
preconceive
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noun: 
preconception
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