indispose

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verb in·dis·pose \ˌin-di-ˈspōz\

Definition of indispose

indisposed

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indisposing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to make unfit :  disqualifyb :  to make averse :  disincline

  3. 2 archaic :  to cause to be in poor physical health

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Origin and Etymology of indispose

probably back-formation from indisposed

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