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Meaning of INDISPOSITION

Pronunciation:  `indispu'zishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
  2. [n]  a slight illness
 

INDISPOSITION is a 13 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: disinclination, hesitancy, hesitation, reluctance
 
 See Also: illness, malady, sickness, sloth, slothfulness, unwellness, unwillingness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*dis`po*si"tion\, n. [Cf. F. indisposition.]
1. The state of being indisposed; disinclination; as, the
   indisposition of two substances to combine.

         A general indisposition towards believing.
                                               --Atterbury.

2. A slight disorder or illness.

         Rather as an indisposition in health than as any set
         sickness.                             --Hayward.

 
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