Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun predisposition

3 senses of predisposition

Sense 1
sensitivity, predisposition -- (susceptibility to a pathogen)
       => susceptibility, susceptibleness -- (the state of being susceptible; easily affected)

Sense 2
predisposition -- (an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way)
       => inclination, disposition, tendency -- (an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict")

Sense 3
predisposition -- (a disposition in advance to react in a particular way)
       => disposition -- (a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing; "a swelling with a disposition to rupture")

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