indisposed

adjective
in·​dis·​posed | \ˌin-di-ˈspōzd \

Definition of indisposed 

1 : slightly ill

2 : averse

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Synonyms & Antonyms for indisposed

Synonyms

cagey (also cagy), disinclined, dubious, hesitant, loath (also loth), reluctant, reticent

Antonyms

disposed, inclined

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Examples of indisposed in a Sentence

one person in our reading group is very indisposed to choosing a racy book stays home from work whenever he feels the least indisposed

First Known Use of indisposed

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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indisposed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of indisposed

: slightly ill : not feeling well

: not willing or likely to do something

indisposed

adjective
in·​dis·​posed | \ˌin-di-ˈspōzd \

Kids Definition of indisposed

1 : slightly ill

2 : not willing I'm indisposed to permit this.

indisposed

adjective
in·​dis·​posed | \ˌin-dis-ˈpōzd \

Medical Definition of indisposed 

: being usually temporarily in poor physical health : slightly ill

Other Words from indisposed

indisposition \(ˌ)in-​ˌdis-​pə-​ˈzish-​ən \ noun

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