Predisposition

Definition of Predisposition

Pre`dis`po`si´tion
n.1.The act of predisposing, or the state of being predisposed; previous inclination, tendency, or propensity; predilection; - applied to the mind; as, a predisposition to anger.
2.Previous fitness or adaptation to any change, impression, or purpose; susceptibility; - applied to material things; as, the predisposition of the body to disease.

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