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 Meanings and Examples of CONCEPT
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concept
 n.  something formed in the mind; thought or notion
Classic Sentence: (69 in 5 pages)
1  Princess Mary's self-esteem was wounded by the fact that the arrival of a suitor agitated her, and still more so by both her companions' not having the least conception that it could be otherwise.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
2  He could not reconcile the charming impression he had of Natasha, whom he had known from a child, with this new conception of her baseness, folly, and cruelty.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIX
3  From this short interview with Pfuel, Prince Andrew, thanks to his Austerlitz experiences, was able to form a clear conception of the man.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER X
4  On the other question, how the battle of Borodino and the preceding battle of Shevardino were fought, there also exists a definite and well-known, but quite false, conception.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XIX
5  But it is hard to understand why military writers, and following them others, consider this flank march to be the profound conception of some one man who saved Russia and destroyed Napoleon.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER I
6  To a lackey no man can be great, for a lackey has his own conception of greatness.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER V
7  Science does not admit the conception of the ancients as to the direct participation of the Deity in human affairs, and therefore history ought to give other answers.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER I
8  Yet in most cases universal historians still employ the conception of power as a force that itself produces events, and treat it as their cause.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER II
9  The only conception that can explain the movement of the locomotive is that of a force commensurate with the movement observed.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER III
10  The only conception that can explain the movement of the peoples is that of some force commensurate with the whole movement of the peoples.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER III
11  Yet to supply this conception various historians take forces of different kinds, all of which are incommensurate with the movement observed.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER III
12  And the only such conception known to historians is that of power.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER III
13  To explain the conditions of that relationship we must first establish a conception of the expression of will, referring it to man and not to the Deity.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER V
14  This relation of the men who command to those they command is what constitutes the essence of the conception called power.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VI
15  Or in other words, the conception of a cause is inapplicable to the phenomena we are examining.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence: (104 in 7 pages)
16  This concept has been applied successively to painting, architecture and sculpture.
17  This concept is at the very core of her theory.
18  I don't think you have any concept of the pain you have caused her.
19  He was asked to define his concept of cool.
20  Their concept of a performance and our concept were miles apart.
21  Ten years on, the original concept was wearing well.
22  Job-sharing is still a novel concept and it will take a while for employers to get used to it.
23  I failed to grasp the film's central concept.
24  Bevan fathered the concept of the National Health Service.
25  The Editor takes a cavalier attitude to the concept of fact checking.
26  It is necessary to get the youth to have a high ethical concept.
27  She seemed unfamiliar with the concept that everyone should have an equal opportunity.
28  It was a difficult concept to grasp , but Sam latched on very quickly.
29  The concept of the Rose continued to inform the poet's work.
30  The whole concept of democracy, she claimed, was utterly foreign to the present government.