indisposed

adjective
in·​dis·​posed | \ ˌin-di-ˈspōzd How to pronounce indisposed (audio) \

Definition of indisposed

1 : slightly ill
2 : averse

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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
Recent Examples on the Web The Concertgebouw had asked him in 1956 to replace an indisposed Carlo Maria Giulini for a performance of Cherubini’s Requiem in C minor. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Oct. 2021 The Concertgebouw had asked him in 1956 to replace an indisposed Carlo Maria Giulini for a performance of Cherubini’s Requiem in C minor. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Oct. 2021 The Concertgebouw had asked him in 1956 to replace an indisposed Carlo Maria Giulini for a performance of Cherubini’s Requiem in C minor. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Oct. 2021 Paul Soper admirably stepped in at the last moment to take on the role of the Abbot for an indisposed James Demler. BostonGlobe.com, 24 Oct. 2021 The Concertgebouw had asked him in 1956 to replace an indisposed Carlo Maria Giulini for a performance of Cherubini’s Requiem in C minor. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Oct. 2021 The Concertgebouw had asked him in 1956 to replace an indisposed Carlo Maria Giulini for a performance of Cherubini’s Requiem in C minor. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Oct. 2021 The Concertgebouw had asked him in 1956 to replace an indisposed Carlo Maria Giulini for a performance of Cherubini’s Requiem in C minor. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Oct. 2021 The Concertgebouw had asked him in 1956 to replace an indisposed Carlo Maria Giulini for a performance of Cherubini’s Requiem in C minor. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of indisposed

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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indisposed

adjective
in·​dis·​posed | \ ˌin-di-ˈspōzd How to pronounce indisposed (audio) \

Kids Definition of indisposed

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

indisposed

adjective
in·​dis·​posed | \ ˌin-dis-ˈpōzd How to pronounce indisposed (audio) \

Medical Definition of indisposed

: being usually temporarily in poor physical health : slightly ill

Other Words from indisposed

indisposition \ (ˌ)in-​ˌdis-​pə-​ˈzish-​ən How to pronounce indisposed (audio) \ noun

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