1. Imposing, depending on, or containing a condition. See Synonyms at dependent.
2. Grammar Stating, containing, or implying a condition.
3. Psychology Brought about by conditioning.
A mood, tense, clause, word, or morpheme expressing a condition. See Usage Note at if.
con·di′tion·ali·ty (-dĭsh′ə-nălĭ-tē) n.
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Indo-European & Semitic Roots Appendices
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