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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disposition in advance to react in a particular way; An inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way; Susceptibility to a pathogen.

Usage examples (33)
  • And two: this predisposition is an incidental by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry.
  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning...
  • Hitchens, a wily wordsmith, ever too unpredictable for predisposition, is a wild card by any measure who in a talk-show throwaway once referred to Chávez as an 'oil-rich...
  • The players come to your game with a certain predisposition, it’s nice to respect that. for more
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