indisposed

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

Definition of indisposed

1 : slightly ill
2 : averse

Examples of indisposed in a Sentence

  1. one person in our reading group is very indisposed to choosing a racy book

  2. stays home from work whenever he feels the least indisposed

First Known Use of indisposed

15th century


INDISPOSED Defined for English Language Learners

indisposed

adjective

Definition of indisposed for English Language Learners

  • : slightly ill : not feeling well

  • : not willing or likely to do something


INDISPOSED Defined for Kids

indisposed

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

Definition of indisposed for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

indisposed

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

medical Definition of indisposed

: being usually temporarily in poor physical health : slightly ill

indisposition

play \(ˌ)in-ˌdis-pə-ˈzish-ən\ noun


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