wellconditioned

conditioned

[kuhn-dish-uhnd]
adjective
1.
existing under or subject to conditions.
2.
characterized by a predictable or consistent pattern of behavior or thought as a result of having been subjected to certain circumstances or conditions.
3.
Psychology. proceeding from or dependent on a conditioning of the individual; learned; acquired: conditioned behavior patterns. Compare unconditioned ( def 2 ).
4.
made suitable for a given purpose.
6.
accustomed; inured.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see condition, -ed2

nonconditioned, adjective
self-conditioned, adjective
semiconditioned, adjective
well-conditioned, adjective


1. free, absolute.
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conditioned (kənˈdɪʃənd)
 
adj
1.  psychol Compare unconditioned of or denoting a response that has been learned
2.  (foll by to) accustomed; inured; prepared by training

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condition
early 14c., from O.Fr. condition, from L. condicionem (nom. condicio) "agreement, situation," from condicere "to speak with, talk together," from com- "together" + dicere "to speak" (see diction). Evolution of meaning through "stipulation, condition," to "situation, mode
of being." The verb meaning "to bring to a desired condition" is from 1850.
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conditioned con·di·tioned (kən-dĭsh'ənd)
adj.

  1. Exhibiting or trained to exhibit a conditioned response.

  2. Physically fit.

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