Definition of disposed in English:


Syllabification: dis·posed
Pronunciation: /disˈpōzd


[predicative, usually with infinitive]
1Inclined or willing: James didn’t seem disposed to take the hint
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  • As I said in one of the comments, I know someone who used to be in the armed branch of the police, and I'm disposed to think well of them.
  • This important attention to formation of the kind of moral character that is subjectively disposed to think and act in certain positive ways is close to the territory that I want to explore.
  • You should also keep in mind that some Claimants may be more disposed to attend their GP or take time off work than others, even with similar symptoms.
1.1 [with submodifier] Having a specified attitude to or toward: it is expected that he will be favorably disposed toward the proposals
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  • Bishops, like most people, are often dilatory and strongly disposed toward avoiding controversy.
  • Even though this may add a blow or a financial cost, if the Court feels disposed that this is a case that justifies it, to outline a proper standard would, in the long run, only improve the functioning of the Legal Aid service.
  • Both adverse and favourably disposed critics generally agree that Basic has three weaknesses.

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