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indisposed


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indispose  \In`dis*pose"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Indisposed};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Indisposing}.]  [OE.  indispos  indisposed, 
  feeble,  or  F.  indispos['e]  indisposed.  See  {In-}  not  and 
  {Dispose}.] 
  1.  To  render  unfit  or  unsuited;  to  disqualify. 
 
  2.  To  disorder  slightly  as  regards  health;  to  make  somewhat. 
  --Shak. 
 
  It  made  him  rather  indisposed  than  sick.  --Walton. 
 
  3.  To  disincline;  to  render  averse  or  unfavorable;  as  a  love 
  of  pleasure  indisposes  the  mind  to  severe  study;  the  pride 
  and  selfishness  of  men  indispose  them  to  religious  duties. 
 
  The  king  was  sufficiently  indisposed  towards  the 
  persons,  or  the  principles,  of  Calvin's  disciples. 
  --Clarendon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indisposed 
  adj  1:  somewhat  ill  or  prone  to  illness;  "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"  [syn:  {ailing}, 
  {peaked(p)},  {poorly(p)},  {sickly},  {unwell}] 
  2:  (usually  followed  by  `to')  strongly  opposed;  "antipathetic 
  to  new  ideas";  "averse  to  taking  risks";  "loath  to  go  on 
  such  short  notice";  "clearly  indisposed  to  grant  their 
  request"  [syn:  {antipathetic},  {antipathetical},  {averse(p)}, 
  {indisposed(p)},  {loath(p)},  {loth(p)}] 




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