Definition of Predisposed

1. Adjective. Made susceptible. "Because of conditions in the mine, miners are predisposed to lung disease"

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Definition of Predisposed

1. Adjective. Inclined. ¹

2. Adjective. Made susceptible to. ¹

3. Verb. (past of predispose) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Predisposed

1. predispose [v] - See also: predispose

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Literary usage of Predisposed

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1. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1891)
"THE FEDERAL DISTRICT IN THE REPUBLIC OF MEXICO AS A SUITABLE RESIDENCE FOR PERSONS predisposed TO TUBERCULOUS AFFECTIONS, AND FOR RELIEF OF PULMONARY ..."

2. The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study by Jean-Marie Guyau (1897)
"Arc women inherently predisposed toward religion and even toward superstition ?—The nature of feminine intelligence—Predominance of the ..."

3. The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study by Jean-Marie Guyau (1897)
"Are women inherently predisposed toward religion and even toward superstition ?—The nature of feminine intelligence—Predominance of the ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1918)
"... that lie was predisposed to consumption, and that it was necessary fur the preservation of his health that he be removed to a more healthful climate, ..."

5. A Pilgrimage in Europe and America Leading to the Discovery of the Sources by Giacomo Costantino Beltrami (1828)
"... would tempt one to believe that everything is foreseen and predisposed by fate, if there were not dogmas which we are bound to respect, and which teach ..."

6. A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine: Giving the Definition, Etymology and by Daniel Hack Tuke (1892)
"Dr. Icard truly says : " The menstrual function can by sympathy, especially in those predisposed, create a mental condition varying from a simple ..."

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