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disposition

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of disposition

  1. 1 one's characteristic attitude or mood he has a cheerful disposition and is very rarely depressed Synonyms of disposition grain, nature, temper, temperament Words Related to disposition 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. 2 a habitual attraction to some activity or thing a woman with a disposition to fuss about trivial matters Synonyms of disposition affection, affinity, aptitude, bent, bias, bone, devices, inclination, genius, habitude, impulse, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turnWords Related to disposition 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 of disposition allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disrelish, distaste; detachment, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity; apathy, disinterestedness, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern

  3. 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 of disposition discarding, disposal, dumping, jettison, junking, removal, riddance, scrapping, throwing awayWords Related to disposition clearance, clearing; decimation, demolishment, demolition, destructionNear Antonyms of disposition accumulation, acquirement, acquisition, collection, deposit, gathering

  4. 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 of disposition arrangement, array, disposal, order, distribution, ordering, sequence, setupWords Related to disposition continuity; precedence, priority; chain, procession, progression, succession; series; aligning (also alining), alignment (also alinement), lining up; design, layout, pattern, structure, systemNear Antonyms of disposition confusion, disorder, disorganization, disruption, upset; disconnection, disjointedness

  5. 5 an arrangement about action to be taken all that remains is a disposition regarding the custody of the two children Synonyms of disposition accord, bargain, compact, contract, convention, covenant, deal, agreement, pact, settlement, understandingWords Related to disposition charter, treaty; binder, pledge, promise; alliance, association, entente, entente cordiale, league, partnership; acceptance, approval, assent, concurrence, consent, OK (or okay)

Synonym Discussion of disposition

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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