prepossessing

adjective
pre·​pos·​sess·​ing | \ ˌprē-pə-ˈze-siŋ How to pronounce prepossessing (audio) , -ˈse-\

Definition of prepossessing

1 archaic : creating prejudice
2 : tending to create a favorable impression : attractive

Examples of prepossessing in a Sentence

She lives in one of the least prepossessing parts of the city.

First Known Use of prepossessing

1642, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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prepossessing

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of prepossessing

somewhat formal : having qualities that people like : appealing or attractive

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