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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It’s possible in cases of covid-related reactions, Stukus said, that the virus is “unmasking somebody who is predisposed to have hives and swelling.”Covid may cause rashes and swelling. That doesn’t mean you’re ‘allergic,’ experts say.|Allyson Chiu|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
Research has shown genes may predispose not only our height, eye color, or weight, but also our vulnerability to mental ill-health, longevity, intelligence, and impulsivity.
Yes, we’re each predisposed to do better in some events than others, and muscle fibers play a role.
If a tiny movement delay is enough to conjure up spirits, perhaps our brains are predisposed at some deep level to imagine ghosts are walking among us.
The harder question is what predisposes some runners more than others to this kind of damage.
Now, you have increased passage of gluten, and if you are genetically predisposed, you can develop celiac or gluten-intolerance.Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease|Valerie Vande Panne|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometime during the flood, it seems, God came to peace with the idea that his creation was predisposed toward evil.The Backstory of ‘Noah’ Is Full of Giants, Horny Angels, and a Grieving God|Tim Townsend|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Humans are biologically predisposed to falling in love, naturally selected to bend towards that most intense social emotion.
Millennials, a generation shaped by GOP failure, are predisposed to vote Democratic.Love Affair Over? Obamacare Debacle Shakes Up Millennial Politics|Peter Beinart|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But for the mind already planning such an act, or predisposed to such desires, the videogame provides a way for them to train.
Some slight injury in the abdomen, as from a blow or a kick, may precipitate an attack in predisposed individuals.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Predisposed by sympathy, he was soon drawn into the current of excitement and enthusiasm that was surging around him.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
Another indication was that he found himself, in spite of such a break in the chain, distinctly predisposed to Nanda.The Awkward Age|Henry James
The renewed spectacle of his own wound had predisposed Robert to feel a great and tearful sympathy for himself.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
There was another reflection also which mingled with these melancholy thoughts, and predisposed him to receive them.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson|Robert Southey