Definitions

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

  • adjective Mildly ill.
  • adjective Averse; disinclined.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Affected with indisposition or illness; somewhat ill; slightly disordered.

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  • adjective mildly ill
  • adjective unwilling to do a task.

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

  • adjective somewhat ill or prone to illness
  • adjective (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed

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Examples

  • Burlington we proceeded in a steamboat; and there I was so much indisposed, that is was necessary to call a physician.

    Awful Disclosures Containing, Also, Many Incidents Never before Published

  • On a slightly different note, Solti the cat, while somewhat 'indisposed', has discovered some Youtube video footage of Richard Tauber, whose voice conveys the essential spirit of Vienna.

    Meanwhile in Vienna...

  • On a slightly different note, Solti the cat, while somewhat 'indisposed', has discovered some Youtube video footage of Richard Tauber, whose voice conveys the essential spirit of Vienna.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Especially as I am temporarily 'indisposed' it was very nice to get out for a walk!

    every picture...

  • With any luck, the Emperor would be "indisposed" today after his bout with the storm, and with further luck, the mage-storm would send his mental and physical state plummeting again.

    Storm Breaking

  • With any luck, the Emperor would be "indisposed" today after his bout with the storm, and with further luck, the mage-storm would send his mental and physical state plummeting again.

    Storm Breaking

  • Zwelithini, who was expected to be present to meet the new provincial cabinet was "indisposed" and could not attend the meeting.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • ULUNDI, May 20 (Reuter) - Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini did not arrive at an official presentation of the new KwaZulu-Natal provincial cabinet and premier Frank Mdlalose in Ulundi on Friday because he was "indisposed".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • And the ladies did tend to be "indisposed" a great deal, poor things; it was the one weapon that the weak ones had in dealing with their mates-

    The Elvenbane

  • Oliver's health, as we might observe, was but uncertain in late times; often "indisposed" the spring before last.

    The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886

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