It's been my experience that life is so constructed that the event cannot and will not live up to preconceived idea I have about it.
Most people have preconceived ideas of what these people look like, but they often appear to be the epitome of family decency.
If we are to truly assess what is going on in the world it is necessary to put our prejudices and preconceived notions aside.
They should not want me to reduce the text to two paragraphs that will fit their preconceived ideas.
But researchers think he may have had preconceived ideas about what the data should show.
More generally, she was able to demolish a few of her own - and other people's - preconceived ideas.
As well as helping us to get through life, preconceived ideas about the world can lead us astray.
It is the evidence that determines all this, not any preconceived opinion or ideological view.
He makes me laugh without challenging any of my preconceived ideas.
I did not have any preconceived idea of what fame was about or how much interest our relationship would attract.