Conceptive
Conceptive Con*cep"tive, a. [Cf. F. conceptif, L. conceptivus.] Capable of conceiving. --Sir T. Browne [1913 Webster]

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  • conceptive — [kən sep′tiv] adj. 〚L conceptivus〛 having the power of mental conception * * * See conceptional. * * * …   Universalium

  • conceptive — 1630s, from L. conceptivus, from conceptus, pp. of concipere (see CONCEIVE (Cf. conceive)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • conceptive — [kən sep′tiv] adj. [L conceptivus] having the power of mental conception …   English World dictionary

  • conceptive — con·cep·tive kən sep tiv adj capable of or relating to conceiving <problems either of sexual inadequacy or conceptive inadequacy (W. H. Masters & V. E. Johnson)> * * * con·cep·tive (kən sepґtiv) 1. pertaining to conception. 2. fertile… …   Medical dictionary

  • conceptive — adjective see conception …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conceptive — adj. [L. concipere, to receive] Capable of conceiving …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • conceptive — adjective relating to conception …   Wiktionary

  • conceptive — con·cep·tive || kÉ™n septɪv adj. pertaining to a concept; of or pertaining to conception …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conceptive — con·cep·tive …   English syllables

  • conceptive — adj. 1 conceiving mentally. 2 of conception. Etymology: L conceptivus (as conception) …   Useful english dictionary

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