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Definition of "conditioned" []

  • Subject to or dependent on a condition or conditions. (adjective)
  • Physically fit. (adjective)
  • Prepared for a specific action or process. (adjective)
  • Psychology Exhibiting or trained to exhibit a conditioned response. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "conditioned" in a sentence
  • "In his book The End of Overeating, former FDA commissioner Dr. David Kessler examines the role of the brain in eating behavior and the mechanisms involved in what he calls conditioned hypereating."
  • "I guess I got what you call conditioned at the Barrowland."
  • "Much of this behavior, which he calls conditioned hyper-eating, is due to brain pathways that are established and reinforced by the regular consumption of highly appealing high-fat, high-sugar, salty foods."