Examples from the Web for prepense
He was prepense to argue about the difficulties of her life, and of the urgent necessity of vanquishing these.Evelyn Innes|George Moore
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Word Origin and History for prepense
"planned beforehand," c.1700, short for prepensed (1520s), past participle adjective from obsolete prepense, originally purpense, from Old French pourpenser "to plan, meditate" (11c.), from pro- "before" (see pro-) + penser "to think" (see pensive).