Definitions for indisposedˌɪn dɪˈspoʊzd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•dis•posedˌɪn dɪˈspoʊzd(adj.)

  1. sick or ill, esp. slightly.

  2. disinclined or unwilling; averse:

    indisposed to help.

Origin of indisposed:

1375–1425; late ME: out of order, not suitable


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ailing, indisposed, peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedy(adj)

    somewhat ill or prone to illness

    "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"

  2. antipathetic, antipathetical, averse(p), indisposed(p), loath(p), loth(p)(adj)

    (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed

    "antipathetic to new ideas"; "averse to taking risks"; "loath to go on such short notice"; "clearly indisposed to grant their request"


  1. indisposed(Adjective)

    mildly ill

    He was indisposed with a cold.

  2. indisposed(Adjective)

    unwilling to do a task.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indisposed

    of Indispose

Translations for indisposed

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(slightly) ill

The princess is indisposed and has cancelled her engagements.

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