• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Prenotion A notice or notion which precedes something else in time; previous notion or thought; foreknowledge.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n prenotion Preconception; anticipation; a generalization from slight experience.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Prenotion prē-nō′shun preconception.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. praenotio,: cf. F. prénotion,. See Prenostic


In literature:

But reason, which gives us the denomination of rational, is completed by prenotions in the first seven years.
"Essays and Miscellanies" by Plutarch