unprepossessed

adjective
un·​prepossessed | \ "+ \

Definition of unprepossessed

: having no prior bias or opinion : unprejudiced a mind … entirely unprepossessed with any theory or system— John Foster

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of unprepossessed

1629, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unprepossessed

un- entry 1 + prepossessed, past participle of prepossess

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about unprepossessed

Time Traveler for unprepossessed

Time Traveler

The first known use of unprepossessed was in 1629

See more words from the same year

Statistics for unprepossessed

Cite this Entry

“Unprepossessed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unprepossessed. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Comments on unprepossessed

What made you want to look up unprepossessed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Who Knew?

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!