At once the preconception was shattered, and once the mental image was lost, it could not be easily restored.
I try not to arrive with any preconceptions , so that I can just enjoy the meal.
Musically it is guaranteed to shatter any preconceptions about opera as a genre, certainly any notion of a homogenous genre.
A good many assumptions and preconceptions were challenged and some overturned.
The little ones from prep school were there, and because they had no preconceptions and just felt the energy of the sound, they loved it.
The idea was that a language should be described without any preconceptions of what it might turn out to be like.
But to spend time in Craig's company is to have any lingering preconceptions about him swiftly dispelled.
Full and free discussion even of ideas we hate encourages the testing of our own prejudices and preconceptions .
Again, however, there are subtleties and many preconceptions and prejudices.
Some people have preconceptions when it comes to these matters.