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Love is not blind—it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
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Etymology

From Latin conditio, noun of action from perfect passive participle conditus, + noun of action suffix -io

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
condition

Plural
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  1. A logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false.
  2. The health status of a medical patient.
  3. The state of any object, referring to the amount of its wear.
  4. (obsolete) The situation of a person or persons, particularly their social and/or economic class.
    • 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Modern Library Edition (1995), page 140
      Could you expect me to rejoice in the inferiority of your connections?---to congratulate myself on the hope of relations, whose condition in life is so decidedly beneath my own?

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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to condition

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to condition (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To undergo the process of acclimation.
    I became conditioned to the absence of seasons in San Diego.
  2. To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.
    They were conditioning their shins in their karate class.
  3. To shape the behaviour of someone to do something.

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