Synonyms and Antonyms of prepossession

  1. 1 an attitude, belief, or impression formed in advance of actual experience of something the foreign tourists' prepossessions about life in the U.S. had been formed by many hours of American TV shows Synonyms preconception, prejudgment Related Words bias, favor, partiality, prejudice; assumption, conjecture, hypothesis, imagining, predetermination, presumption, presupposition, speculation, supposition, theory, thesis; concept, conception, image, notion, picture, thought Near Antonyms detachment, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity, open-mindedness, unbiasedness

  2. 2 something about which one is constantly thinking or concerned tried to cure him of his prepossession with money Synonyms fetish (also fetich), idée fixe, mania, obsession, preoccupation, fixationRelated Words monomania; complex, hang-up, problem, trip; appetite, cacoëthes, compulsion, craving, desire, drive, enthusiasm, fascination, hankering, hunger, infatuation, itch, longing, lust, passion, pining, thirst, urge, yearning, yen; idiosyncrasy, quirk; bent, disposition, inclination, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendencyNear Antonyms apathy, disinterestedness, disregard, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern, unconcernedness

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a brief usually trivial fact

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