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INDISPOSED

 Dictionary entry overview: What does indisposed mean? 

INDISPOSED (adjective)
  The adjective INDISPOSED has 2 senses:

1. somewhat ill or prone to illness
2. (usually followed by 'to') strongly opposed

  Familiarity information: INDISPOSED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INDISPOSED (adjective)


Sense 1indisposed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Somewhat ill or prone to illness

Synonyms:

under the weather; poorly; peaked; indisposed; ailing; unwell; sickly; seedy

Context examples:

my poor ailing grandmother / feeling a bit indisposed today / you look a little peaked / feeling poorly / a sickly child / is unwell and can't come to work

Similar:

ill; sick (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function)


Sense 2indisposed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(usually followed by 'to') strongly opposed

Synonyms:

antipathetic; antipathetical; averse; indisposed; loath; loth

Context examples:

antipathetic to new ideas / averse to taking risks / loath to go on such short notice / clearly indisposed to grant their request

Similar:

disinclined (unwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval)


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