The role of genes in causing a predisposition for cancer during this time of life is unknown and warrants intensive research.
She says men who kill women they love have a predisposition for violence and an archaic attitude toward women in their lives.
When was the first time I realized this was beyond a predisposition to anxiety?
It seems that a predisposition to neuralgia is a necessary element in the latter affection.
She understood not how fatal a predisposition lurked in her bosom.
Here, then, we meet with a cause of disease, or of predisposition to disease.
Laws must be definite, and we should create in the citizens a predisposition to obey them.
He was a sharp man, and not at all likely to have any predisposition in favour of a clergyman.
In doing this, the predisposition to disease is materially affected.
When she saw him coming out of the station with a kit-bag in either hand, she was confirmed in her predisposition.
predisposition pre·dis·po·si·tion (prē'dĭs-pə-zĭsh'ən)
The state of being predisposed.
A condition of special susceptibility, as to a disease.