AskDefine | Define predisposed

Dictionary Definition

predisposed adj : made susceptible; "because of conditions in the mine, miners are predisposed to lung disease"

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. inclined
  2. made susceptible to


  1. past of predispose

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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