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indisposed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of indisposed

  1. 1 slow to begin or proceed with a course of action because of doubts or uncertainty <one person in our reading group is very indisposed to choosing a racy book> Synonyms cagey (also cagy), disinclined, dubious, hesitant, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, reticentRelated Words uneager, unenthusiastic; averse, unwilling; ambivalent, conflicted, doubtful, faltering, halting, indecisive, infirm, irresolute, questioning, skeptical, uncertain, undecided, unsure, vacillating, wobbly (also wabbly); fainthearted, shy, timidNear Antonyms eager, enthusiastic, glad, happy, keen; ready, willing; certain, decided, determined, resolute, sure, unquestioningAntonyms disposed, inclined

  2. 2 temporarily suffering from a disorder of the body <stays home from work whenever he feels the least indisposed> Synonyms ailing, bad, down, ill, sick, peaked, peaky, poorly, punk, run-down, sickened, unhealthy, unsound, unwellRelated Words symptomatic; cruddy, lousy, seedy, sickish; nauseated, nauseous, qualmish, queasy (also queazy), squeamish; airsick, carsick, seasick; dizzy, light-headed, shaky, woozy; achy, feverish; diseased, disordered; decrepit, feeble, fragile, frail, infirm, invalid, sickly, weak, weakly; afflicted, troubled; challenged, debilitated, disabled, halt, incapacitated, lame; hypochondriac, hypochondriacalNear Antonyms able-bodied, conditioned, fit, well-conditioned; cured; better, convalescing, improved, mending, recovering, recuperating, rehabilitated; hardy, hearty, lusty, robust, rugged, stalwart, strong, tough; blooming, bouncing, chipper, flourishing, flush, thrivingAntonyms hale, healthful, healthy, sound, well, whole, wholesome




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