Definition of indisposition in English:

indisposition

Syllabification: in·dis·po·si·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌindispəˈziSH(ə)n
 
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noun

1Mild illness: she was chiefly confined by indisposition to her bedroom due to an indisposition, Herr Gesner will not be able to continue his performance
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  • On the night I went, its star Sheridan Smith could not go on, due to a " sudden indisposition ".
  • Aides to the Prime Minister said he was suffering from a " slight indisposition ".
  • Mrs. Clinton was confined to her room that morning by a slight indisposition.
2Lack of enthusiasm or inclination; reluctance: indisposition to motion, exertion or change an utter indisposition to do anything whatever
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  • A social catastrophe would therefore pose no more than a minor indisposition for the regime.
  • First, this is an application which has to overcome this Court's indisposition to revisiting discretionary decisions of trial judges.
  • There's a disposition to believe any bad news, whatever the source, and an indisposition to believe the good news, no matter how reliable.

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