Prepossession

Definition of Prepossession

Pre`pos`ses´sion
n.1.Preoccupation; prior possession.
2.Preoccupation of the mind by an opinion, or impression, already formed; preconceived opinion; previous impression; bias; - generally, but not always, used in a favorable sense; as, the prepossessions of childhood.

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