predilection, prepossession, prejudice, bias mean an attitude of mind that predisposes one to favor something. predilection implies a strong liking deriving from one's temperament or experience.
a predilection for travel prepossession suggests a fixed conception likely to preclude objective judgment of anything counter to it.
a prepossession against technology prejudice usually implies an unfavorable prepossession and connotes a feeling rooted in suspicion, fear, or intolerance.
a mindless prejudice against the unfamiliar bias implies an unreasoned and unfair distortion of judgment in favor of or against a person or thing.
a strong bias toward the plaintiff
Examples of prepossession in a Sentence
the foreign tourists' prepossessions about life in the U.S. had been formed by many hours of American TV shows
tried to cure him of his prepossession with money