Synonyms and Antonyms of disposition
1 one's characteristic attitude or mood he has a cheerful disposition and is very rarely depressed Synonyms grain, nature, temper, temperament Related Words cheer, frame, habit, humor, inclination, mode, spirit; angle, attitude, mind-set, outlook, perspective, slant, standpoint, viewpoint; emotion, feeling, heart, passion, sentiment, spirit; strain; belief, conviction, judgment (or judgement), mind, notion, opinion, persuasion, view; expression, tone, vein; character, identity, individuality, makeup, mettle, personality, selfhood, self-identity, setup; responsiveness, sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity
2 a habitual attraction to some activity or thing a woman with a disposition to fuss about trivial matters Synonyms affection, affinity, aptitude, bent, bias, bone, devices, inclination, genius, habitude, impulse, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turnRelated Words favor, one-sidedness, partisanship, prejudice; endowment, faculty, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; addiction, appetite, fancy, fondness, like, liking, preference, taste; forte, speciality, specialty; convention, custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), routine, trick, way, wont; eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, kink, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, singularityNear Antonyms allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disrelish, distaste; detachment, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity; apathy, disinterestedness, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern
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 Synonyms discarding, disposal, dumping, jettison, junking, removal, riddance, scrapping, throwing awayRelated Words clearance, clearing; decimation, demolishment, demolition, destructionNear Antonyms accumulation, acquirement, acquisition, collection, deposit, gathering
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 Synonyms arrangement, array, disposal, order, distribution, ordering, sequence, setupRelated Words continuity; precedence, priority; chain, procession, progression, succession; series; aligning (also alining), alignment (also alinement), lining up; design, layout, pattern, structure, systemNear Antonyms confusion, disorder, disorganization, disruption, upset; disconnection, disjointedness
5 an arrangement about action to be taken all that remains is a disposition regarding the custody of the two children Synonyms accord, bargain, compact, contract, convention, covenant, deal, agreement, pact, settlement, understandingRelated Words charter, treaty; binder, pledge, promise; alliance, association, entente, entente cordiale, league, partnership; acceptance, approval, assent, concurrence, consent, OK (or okay)
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