Definition of prenotion in English:

prenotion

noun

  • A notion of something before actual experience of or acquaintance with it; a preconceived idea; preconception.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin praenōtiōn-, praenōtiō previous notion, preconception, innate idea, in post-classical Latin also foreknowledge, either from prae- + nōtiō or from praenōt-, past participial stem of praenōscere to get to know beforehand + -iō.

Pronunciation

prenotion

/priːˈnəʊʃn/