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conditioned

[kuh n-dish-uh nd]
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adjective
  1. existing under or subject to conditions.
  2. characterized by a predictable or consistent pattern of behavior or thought as a result of having been subjected to certain circumstances or conditions.
  3. Psychology. proceeding from or dependent on a conditioning of the individual; learned; acquired: conditioned behavior patterns.Compare unconditioned(def 2).
  4. made suitable for a given purpose.
  5. air-conditioned.
  6. accustomed; inured.
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Origin of conditioned

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at condition, -ed2
Related formsnon·con·di·tioned, adjectiveself-con·di·tioned, adjectivesem·i·con·di·tioned, adjectivewell-con·di·tioned, adjective

Antonyms

1. free, absolute.
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Examples from the Web for well-conditioned

Historical Examples

  • It is only the well-conditioned tree that yields its glorious harvest year by year.

    The Apple-Tree

    L. H. Bailey

  • Every well-conditioned bird should bring up its family in a “zoo” by preference.

    Jungle Folk

    Douglas Dewar

  • They are small, but, having been acclimated, are sleek and well-conditioned.

  • They have picked, well-conditioned horses; the roads are excellent!

    Battle Studies

    Charles-Jean-Jacques-Joseph Ardant du Picq

  • Thills were attached, in which was harnessed a well-conditioned horse.


British Dictionary definitions for well-conditioned

well-conditioned

adjective (well conditioned when postpositive)
  1. (of a person or animal's body, hair, etc) in a good or healthy condition
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conditioned

adjective
  1. psychol of or denoting a response that has been learnedCompare unconditioned
  2. (foll by to) accustomed; inured; prepared by training
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well-conditioned in Medicine

conditioned

(kən-dĭshənd)
adj.
  1. Exhibiting or trained to exhibit a conditioned response.
  2. Physically fit.
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