Definition of Prepense. Meaning of Prepense. Synonyms of Prepense

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Definition of Prepense

Prepense
Prepense Pre*pense", v. t. [Pref. pre + F. penser to think. See Pansy.] To weigh or consider beforehand; to premeditate. [Obs.] --Spenser. Sir T. Elyot.
Prepense
Prepense Pre*pense", v. i. To deliberate beforehand. [Obs.]
Prepense
Prepense Pre*pense", a. [See Pansy, and cf. Prepense, v. t.] Devised, contrived, or planned beforehand; preconceived; premeditated; aforethought; -- usually placed after the word it qualifies; as, malice prepense. This has not arisen from any misrepresentation or error prepense. --Southey.

Meaning of Prepense from wikipedia

- criterion which now distinguishes murder from other killing: and this malice prepense, malitia praecogitata, is not so properly spite or malevolence to the deceased...
- resulted from a sudden excitement, allowing there was "but little 'malice prepense' in his whole composition." The Catholic Telegraph of Cincinnati in 1853...
- simple, force majeure, locus classicus, malice aforethought (also malice prepense), persona non grata, In obscure but irreplaceable phrases: battle royal...
- of the clergy for murders and felonies committed "of and upon malice prepensed". A 1530 statute allowed benefit of the clergy a second time only if the...
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- frequentative of pendere append, penchant, pendant, pending, pendulum, pensive, prepense, suspend, suspense penia- deficiency Gr**** πενία (penía) leukopenia penn-...
- sense". The Monthly Review thought the author showed undisciplined "malice prepense". A number of other rewiewers, however, still hedging their praise with...
- Chaos (1991) The Best Defense (1994) For the Defense also named Malice Prepense in hardbound editions (1996) Defense for the Devil (1999) No Defense (2000)...
- saw one monkey industriously with both forepaws and with obvious malice prepense, pushing the loose shingle off a shoulder of rock. I then tried the effect...
- Murder! by Ron Lovell Love To Water My Soul by Jane Kirkpatrick Malice Prepense (Barbara Holloway, Bk 3) by Kate Wilhelm A Meeting at Corvallis by S. M...