prepossessed

prepossessed
I
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. biased, predisposed, inclined; see prejudiced .
II
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Exhibiting bias: biased, one-sided, partial, partisan, prejudiced, prejudicial, tendentious. See LIKE, STRAIGHT.

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  • prepossessed — un·prepossessed; …   English syllables

  • prepossessed — adjective Showing bias or partiality …   Wiktionary

  • prepossessed — Synonyms and related words: antiblack, besotted, biased, bicolored, chauvinistic, colored, doctrinaire, dogmatic, fixated, gripped, held, hung up, infatuated, influenced, interested, jaundiced, know nothing, monomaniac, monomaniacal, nonobjective …   Moby Thesaurus

  • prepossessed — prɪːpÉ™ zest adj. favorably impressed, inspired with a positive opinion pre·pos·sess || ‚prɪːpÉ™ zes v. acquire confidence, acquire trust; impress beforehand …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • be prepossessed — index predetermine Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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