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- adj. Inclined.
- adj. Made susceptible to.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of predispose.
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- adj. made susceptible
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But I don't see how anyone can see a racist message in the Hillary ad without being predisposed in other words... prejudiced... to see racism in absolutely everything.
KARA: Well, yes, but I think they're both kind of predisposed to psychosis, and that he brought it out of her as much as she made him hide his from his wife.
GM's sales chief Mark LaNeve said the auto maker is "predisposed" toward rolling out the program nationwide in the future.
Jimbo — who was "predisposed" to agree with Horowitz — thinks the reason the crowd didn't disrupt him was that he was too dull and uninspiring.
So if he did something, yeah, I'm kind of predisposed to that, and that's the way that most people think, and it's not that it's a wrong way to think.
In my article, I reported that a number of prominent writers on AIDS have claimed that promiscuity may have "predisposed" certain men to the illness and may have "amplified" its incidence.
I was "predisposed," as a physician says of a case where the infection is certain, hence I offer no apology whatever for the assertion that this chapter is scientifically correct in the rules laid down for the breeding to attain desirable shades and markings.
Biologists now generally prefer to say that a fertilized egg is "predisposed" to maleness or femaleness, instead of "determined."
How many of those people already predisposed in other words, with the motive to molest or otherwise harm young children on the internet are going to look at a PSA and think “Gosh, I’ve been horribly wrong all these years?”
Next amongst the "predisposed" come schoolmasters, plasterers, &c.