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tr.v. in·dis·posed, in·dis·pos·ing, in·dis·pos·es
1. To make averse; disincline.
2. To cause to be or feel ill; sicken.
3. To render unfit; disqualify.
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1. to make unwilling or opposed; disincline
2. to cause to feel ill
3. to make unfit (for something or to do something)
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v.t. -posed, -pos•ing.
1. to make ill, esp. slightly.
2. to make unfit; disqualify.
3. to render averse or unwilling; disincline: His anger indisposed him from helping.
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Past participle: indisposed
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|Verb||1.||indispose - make unwilling|
shape, determine, influence, regulate, mold - shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
|2.||indispose - make unfit or unsuitable; "Your income disqualifies you"|
|3.||indispose - cause to feel unwell; "She was indisposed"|
hurt - give trouble or pain to; "This exercise will hurt your back"
wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary, tire out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, wear - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
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vr. indisponerse, enfermarse.
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