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predisposition

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A state of being predisposed; a tendency, inclination, or susceptibility.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being previously disposed in a particular direction; previous tendency or inclination; mental or physical liability or susceptibility, as to a particular mode of thought or action.
  • noun Specifically, in medicine, a condition of body in which a slight exciting cause may produce disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of predisposing, or the state of being predisposed; previous inclination, tendency, or propensity; predilection; -- applied to the mind.
  • noun Previous fitness or adaptation to any change, impression, or purpose; susceptibility; -- applied to material things.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the state of being predisposed or susceptible to something, especially to a disease or other health problem

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way
  • noun susceptibility to a pathogen
  • noun a disposition in advance to react in a particular way

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Examples

  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry

    Did Christianity Cause the Crash?

  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry

    Did Christianity Cause the Crash?

  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry

    Did Christianity Cause the Crash?

  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry

    Did Christianity Cause the Crash?

  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry

    The Selfless Gene

  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry

    Transcending God

  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry

    Transcending God

  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry

    Transcending God

  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry

    The Selfless Gene

  • Human beings come into the world with a predisposition to believe in supernatural phenomena — and this predisposition is a by-product of cognitive functioning gone awry

    Transcending God

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