indisposition


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in·dis·po·si·tion

 (ĭn-dĭs′pə-zĭsh′ən)
n.
1. Disinclination; unwillingness.
2. A minor ailment.

in•dis•po•si•tion

(ˌɪn dɪs pəˈzɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the state of being indisposed.
2. a slight illness.
3. disinclination; unwillingness.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indisposition - a slight illness
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
2.indisposition - a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
sloth, slothfulness - a disinclination to work or exert yourself
involuntariness, unwillingness - the trait of being unwilling; "his unwillingness to cooperate vetoed every proposal I made"; "in spite of our warnings he plowed ahead with the involuntariness of an automaton"

indisposition

noun
1. The state of not being disposed or inclined:
2. A minor illness, especially one of a temporary nature:
3. The condition of being sick:
Translations
وَعْكَه
nevolnost
utilpashed
rossz közérzet
lasleiki
keyifsizlikrahatsızlık

indisposition

[ˌɪndɪspəˈzɪʃən] Nindisposición f

indisposition

[ˌɪndɪspəˈzɪʃən] n (= illness) → indisposition f, malaise m

indisposition

n
(= illness)Unwohlsein nt, → Indisposition f (geh), → Unpässlichkeit f (geh)
(= disinclination)Unwilligkeit f

indisposition

[ˌɪndɪspəˈzɪʃn] n (frm)
a. (illness) → indisposizione f
b. (unwillingness) → poca inclinazione f

indisposed

(indiˈspəuzd) adjective
(slightly) ill. The princess is indisposed and has cancelled her engagements.
ˈinˌdispoˈsition noun

in·dis·po·si·tion

n. indisposición, desorden o enfermedad pasajera.
References in classic literature ?
Pickwick, with sundry blushes, produced the following little tale, as having been 'edited' by himself, during his recent indisposition, from his notes of Mr.
Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds, vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds, of a number of men, poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves?
With the instinct of the true cavalryman and a particular indisposition to the discharge of firearms, he drew his saber.
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Nothing but real indisposition could occasion this extraordinary delay.
He felt a curious indisposition to speak, a queer sort of desire to wait on the chance of hearing more.
If not specially observed, it was observable that while a Frayser who was not the proud possessor of a sumptuous copy of the ancestral "poetical works" (printed at the family expense, and long ago withdrawn from an inhospitable market) was a rare Frayser indeed, there was an illogical indisposition to honor the great deceased in the person of his spiritual successor.
She had an unhappy state of health in general for the child of such a man, for she hardly knew what indisposition was; and if he did not invent illnesses for her, she could make no figure in a message.
This I feared was but too probably the case; since how could it be otherwise accounted for that I should have escaped the same indisposition, but by supposing that the bodily Exertions I had undergone in my repeated fits of frenzy had so effectually circulated and warmed my Blood as to make me proof against the chilling Damps of Night, whereas, Sophia lying totally inactive on the ground must have been exposed to all their severity.
The cause of this indisposition was the strong impression made on his sensitive mind by the sight of the killed and wounded.
I answered composedly all inquiries respecting my health; and whatever was unusual in my look or manner was generally attributed to the trifling indisposition that had occasioned my early retirement last night.
His young wife, so Venden told the story--he had been married half a year--was at church with her mother, and suddenly overcome by indisposition, arising from her interesting condition, she could not remain standing, she drove home in the first sledge, a smart-looking one, she came across.