disposition disposition  /ˌdɪs pə ˈzɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) your usual mood
  2. (n) the act or means of getting rid of something
  3. (n) an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
  4. (n) a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing

Usage(s):

  1. Or it would be if Ishmael had been more like Tom Jones with a philosophical disposition.
  2. The Finch family streak is a good deal more serious it is an overpowering disposition toward sanity.
  3. To decipher the late 1960's through the story of Swede Levov, whose life is cast into the fires of those years, Roth calls again upon the saturnine side of his disposition.

News

  1. Funeral Financials Issues Top 3 Reasons Why Cremation is Increasing in Popularity

    Time magazine reported on June 13 that cremation is outpacing traditional burials as the U.S.’s most popular funeral disposition option. Funeral Financials announced its top 3 reasons why cremation is on the rise in American society. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/cremation-reasons-for/increasing-popularity/prweb10847755.htm
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Notice to Congress -- Continuation of the National Emergency on Russian Fissile Material

      NOTICE - - - - - - - CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY WITH RESPECT TO THE DISPOSITION OF RUSSIAN HIGHLY ENRICHED URANIUM   On June 25, 2012, by Executive Order 13617, I declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The White House

  3. Terps football commit Andrew Gray brings tough streak to Maryland

    "He has a nasty disposition," high school coach says, proudly, of latest Maryland football commitment.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Washington Post

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