Origin of conditioned
Antonyms for conditioned
- a stipulation in an agreement or instrument transferring property that provides for a change consequent on the occurrence or nonoccurrence of a stated event.
- the event upon which this stipulation depends.
- a requirement imposed on a college student who fails to reach the prescribed standard in a course at the end of the regular period of instruction, permitting credit to be established by later performance.
- the course or subject to which the requirement is attached.
verb (used with object)
- to test (fibers or fabrics) for the presence of moisture or other foreign matter.
- to replace moisture lost from (fibers or fabrics) in manipulation or manufacture.
verb (used without object)
Origin of condition
Synonyms for condition
Examples from the Web for conditioned
Contemporary Examples of conditioned
Our existing bulbs tend to work, and we are not yet conditioned to think of them as capital investments.Why You Should Give LED Light Bulbs for Christmas. Seriously.
December 4, 2013
The world has been conditioned to expect such brazen sabotage.Israel's Political Process Sabotages Peace Efforts, But There Is A Constituency For Peace
November 7, 2013
New York residents—and moviegoers in general—are conditioned to seeing the Big Apple blown to smithereens.‘White House Down,’ ‘Olympus Has Fallen’: Washington Destroyed in Film
July 1, 2013
By this point, however, our culture should be conditioned to this kind of behavior.11 Ways Rappers Are Just Like Right-Wing Radio Hosts
March 29, 2013
Women are conditioned to compare themselves with one another.The Absurd Backlash Against Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’
March 1, 2013
Historical Examples of conditioned
They were conditioned by the supply of free land, or land that was practically free.The Age of Invention
They were conditioned to make it impossible for them to leave their job untended.Old Rambling House
Frank Patrick Herbert
It had been conditioned to scare easily, where blueskins might be involved.Pariah Planet
If you have conditioned yourself this far, then you can go to the next step.
A subject calls my office, requesting to be conditioned for self-hypnosis.
- a declaration or provision in a will, contract, etc, that makes some right or liability contingent upon the happening of some event
- the event itself
verb (mainly tr)
- to alter the response of (a person or animal) to a particular stimulus or situation
- to establish a conditioned response in (a person or animal)
Word Origin for condition
early 14c., condicioun, from Old French condicion "stipulation, state, behavior, social status" (12c., Modern French condition), from Latin condicionem (nominative condicio) "agreement, situation," from condicere "to speak with, talk together," from com- "together" (see com-) + dicere "to speak" (see diction). Evolution of meaning through "stipulation, condition," to "situation, mode of being."
late 15c., "to make conditions," from condition (n.). Meaning "to bring to a desired condition" is from 1844. Related: Conditioned; conditioning.
see in condition; mint condition; on condition that; out of condition.