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indisposition
American English: /ˌɪndɪspəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ˌɪndɪspəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of indisposition in Spanish:

noun

uncountable or countable
  • [formal] a minor indisposition
    una ligera indisposición [formal]
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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