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 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]


Somewhat ill or prone to illness


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


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

Sense 2indisposed [BACK TO TOP]


(usually followed by 'to') strongly opposed


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


disinclined (unwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval)

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