Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRE-POSSESSING

Her appearance on the whole was not pre-possessing, but it gave one an idea of honest, real strength.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, "causing prejudice," present participle adjective from prepossess. Opposite meaning "causing agreeable first impression" first recorded 1805.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.