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disposition

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3 the getting rid of whatever is unwanted or useless

  • we'll have to find some means for the disposition of all of this junk
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4 the way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another

  • planned the disposition of events at her wedding with a precision that military commanders would envy
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5 an arrangement about action to be taken

  • all that remains is a disposition regarding the custody of the two children
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disposition, temperament, temper, character, personality mean the dominant quality or qualities distinguishing a person or group. disposition implies customary moods and attitude toward the life around one.
    • a cheerful disposition
temperament implies a pattern of innate characteristics associated with one's specific physical and nervous organization.
    • an artistic temperament
temper implies the qualities acquired through experience that determine how a person or group meets difficulties or handles situations.
    • a resilient temper
character applies to the aggregate of moral qualities by which a person is judged apart from intelligence, competence, or special talents.
    • strength of character
personality applies to an aggregate of qualities that distinguish one as a person.
    • a somber personality


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