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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -prepossession-, *prepossession*
English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
prepossession(n) ความมีใจชอบ,ความโน้มน้าว,การหมกมุ่น

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
prepossession    (n) (p r ii2 p @ z e1 sh @ n)
prepossessions    (n) (p r ii2 p @ z e1 sh @ n z)

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Prepossession \Pre`pos*ses"sion\, n.
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Preoccupation; prior possession. --Hammond.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: Bent; bias; inclination; preoccupancy; prejudgment. See
          {Bent}.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  prepossession
      n 1: the condition of being prepossessed; "the king's
           prepossession in my favor is very valuable"
      2: an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence; "he
         did not even try to confirm his preconceptions" [syn:
         {preconception}, {prepossession}, {parti pris}, {preconceived
         opinion}, {preconceived idea}, {preconceived notion}]

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