prepossessing

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adjective pre·pos·sess·ing \-ˈze-siŋ, -ˈse-\

Definition of prepossessing

  1. 1 archaic :  creating prejudice

  2. 2 :  tending to create a favorable impression :  attractive

Examples of prepossessing in a sentence

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

1642

First Known Use of prepossessing

1642


PREPOSSESSING Defined for English Language Learners

prepossessing

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adjective pre·pos·sess·ing \-ˈze-siŋ, -ˈse-\

Definition of prepossessing for English Language Learners

  • : having qualities that people like : appealing or attractive


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