from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To make averse; disincline.
  • transitive verb To cause to be or feel ill; sicken.
  • transitive verb To render unfit; disqualify.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To render averse or unfavorable; disincline.
  • To render unfit or unsuited; disqualify.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To render unfit or unsuited; to disqualify.
  • transitive verb To disorder slightly as regards health; to make somewhat.
  • transitive verb To disincline; to render averse or unfavorable

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To render unfit or unsuited; to disqualify.
  • verb transitive To make indisposed, or slightly unwell.
  • verb transitive To disincline.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make unwilling
  • verb make unfit or unsuitable
  • verb cause to feel unwell


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