verb (used with object), pre·dis·posed, pre·dis·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·dis·posed, pre·dis·pos·ing.
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We don’t know if those six cases had some other conditions that would have predisposed them to having blood clots like this.What you should do if you’ve received the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine|Lenny Bernstein, Allyson Chiu|April 15, 2021|Washington Post
This narrative of how good movies are made is so deeply ingrained in our culture that it’s been incredibly hard to displace, even in an era when we’re more predisposed to examine the toxicity inherent to this method of moviemaking.We give geniuses license to be jerks. Mike Nichols tried not to be anyhow.|Emily VanDerWerff|April 2, 2021|Vox
On the flip side, someone who is not predisposed may experience stress but not develop depression, he notes.Teen depression linked to how the brain processes rewards|Alison Pearce Stevens|March 18, 2021|Science News For Students
At just the age when they are biologically predisposed to seek independence from their families, teens have been trapped at home.
These are significant changes that will simultaneously predispose them to a more conservative view of the world.Forget 2012: Long-Term Demographic Trends Favorable to Republicans|Michael Medved|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The expectation that a gun was involved appeared to predispose the cops toward deadly force.
Why does maternal hip width predispose to cancer in babies born to that mother?
The use of alcohol is believed by many physicians to predispose a person to tuberculosis.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
The same causes also predispose plants as well as animals, to epidemic attacks of disease.
But her experience of Montrose and Meath did not predispose her towards the provincial atmosphere.Lola Montez|Edmund B. d'Auvergne
As a matter of fact, he will have so disturbed himself as to predispose to insomnia.
It is evident that certain conditions predispose to headache.