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

Word History


un- entry 1 + prepossessed, past participle of prepossess

First Known Use

1629, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unprepossessed was in 1629

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“Unprepossessed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unprepossessed. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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