indisposition indisposition

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a slight illness
  2. (n) a certain degree of unwillingness

Usage(s):

  1. There's a disposition to believe any bad news, whatever the source, and an indisposition to believe the good news, no matter how reliable.
  2. Because of my indisposition I watched from the White House balcony.
  3. First serious indisposition of the trip: appendicitis for Harold Smallwood, 400-metre champion.

Quotes

  1. "That little mention of Aishwarya's indisposition has created a media hurricane. Headlines screaming she has swine flu have appeared along with other national news. The paucity of sensationalist material has created a herd mentality towards...
    on Aug 17, 2009 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: Oneindia

  2. "Congress President has fully recovered from her slight indisposition and we expect that she will be discharged within a day or two," AICC spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan told reporters.
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Jayanthi Natarajan Source: Times of India

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