1. Preoccupation; prior possession.
2. Preoccupation of the mind by an opinion, or impression, already formed; preconceived opinion; previous impression; bias; -- generally, but not always, used in a favorable sense; as, the
prepossessions of childhood. "The prejudices and prepossessions of the country."
Sir W. Scott.
Syn. -- Bent; bias; inclination; preoccupancy; prejudgment. See Bent.
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