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Related to prepossession: preposition
1. A preconception or prejudice.
2. The state of being preoccupied with thoughts, opinions, or feelings.
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1. the state or condition of being prepossessed
2. a prejudice or bias, esp a favourable one
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pre•pos•ses•sion(ˌpri pəˈzɛʃ ən)
1. the state of being prepossessed.
2. a prejudice, esp. one in favor of a person or thing.
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|Noun||1.||prepossession - the condition of being prepossessed; "the king's prepossession in my favor is very valuable"|
|2.||prepossession - an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence; "he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions"|
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1. An inclination for or against that inhibits impartial judgment:
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