A liability or tendency to suffer from a particular condition, hold a particular attitude, or act in a particular way: a child may inherit a predisposition to schizophrenia [mass noun]: factors including genetic predisposition
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- Commonly attributed factors might include temperament or genetic predispositions toward risk taking.
- Houllier will now have a predisposition to the condition and must watch the levels of cholesterol in his blood.
- They are habits, predispositions, deeply engrained attitudes of aversion and preference.