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

  • noun Disinclination; unwillingness.
  • noun A minor ailment.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being indisposed in mind; disinclination; unwillingness; aversion; dislike: as, an indisposition to travel.
  • noun Lack of tendency or appetency: as, the indisposition of two substances to combine.
  • noun Unsuitableness; inappropriateness.
  • noun Slight illness or ailment; tendency to sickness.
  • noun Synonyms Reluctance, backwardness.
  • noun Distemper, Malady, etc. See disease.

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

  • noun The state of being indisposed; disinclination.
  • noun A slight disorder or illness.

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

  • noun a mild illness, the state of being indisposed
  • noun a bad mood or disposition

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

  • noun a slight illness
  • noun a certain degree of unwillingness


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