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That means this group is predisposed to fear change even more than the average person.

From Vox

There’s also no clear link to underlying conditions that might predispose someone to develop long covid.

People who are genetically predisposed to schizophrenia might be more likely to suffer these side-effects, experts point out.

While there’s still a lot researchers don’t know, some believe, based on case-reports, that people who are predisposed to mental illness, particularly schizophrenia, are more at risk.

Scientists used to believe women were predisposed to identifying their children’s cries, while men exhibited worse traits of recognition.

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These are significant changes that will simultaneously predispose them to a more conservative view of the world.

The expectation that a gun was involved appeared to predispose the cops toward deadly force.

Why does maternal hip width predispose to cancer in babies born to that mother?

The use of alcohol is believed by many physicians to predispose a person to tuberculosis.

The same causes also predispose plants as well as animals, to epidemic attacks of disease.

But her experience of Montrose and Meath did not predispose her towards the provincial atmosphere.

As a matter of fact, he will have so disturbed himself as to predispose to insomnia.

It is evident that certain conditions predispose to headache.


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On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to predispose, such as: dispose, incline, activate, affect, animate, and bend.

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