Thesaurus / prepossession

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But this only subjected me to reproach, as having a prepossession in his favour which I would not own.

Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)Samuel Richardson

Prepossession has almost everything to do with the commencement of belief.

Some Christian ConvictionsHenry Sloane Coffin

Her majesty's prepossession in favour of the tories and high-churchmen was no longer insolently condemned and violently opposed.

The great obstacle to veracious observation is the element of prepossession in all vision.

A great many Palaces are admird here, barely from the Prepossession that Architecture flourishes here more than any-where else.

It is, perhaps, inevitable that we should do this with something of a prepossession.

Such a prepossession scarcely would be pardonable in women or children.

A prejudice or prepossession is grounded often on feeling, fancy, associations, etc.

English Synonyms and AntonymsJames Champlin Fernald

It is your business to create in those who hear you a prepossession in your favour.

Caleb WilliamsWilliam Godwin

I cannot tell how far these opinions were the result of prepossession in those from whom they derived.

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