from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Disposed to be kindly, friendly, or sympathetic.
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- adj. friendly and sympathetic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of a good or favorable disposition; in a kindly or friendly state of feeling; well-willed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile
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Another source said there had been no co-ordination between the Jewish donors to fund Werritty, though some had initially felt well-disposed to help Fox because of his pro-Israel position.
He laid down His life for us, and poured forth His precious Blood for our sakes, who were neither well-disposed nor good, while we do not pour out even our money for our own sakes, and neglect Him who died for us, when He is naked and a stranger; and who shall deliver us from the punishment that is to come?
Lefebvre in 1988, the materials now coming from the Society of St. Pius X continue, in my opinion, to add to the burden such an article must carry if the remission is to make sense to otherwise well-disposed outside observers.
Unfortunately, America did not wish to get involved in the war—but the U.S. was well-disposed toward its friend across the Atlantic and agreed to host a mission dispatched by the British war cabinet to trade technology secrets.
And at the other side the groove continued on over the land - a well-disposed, respectable groove that supplied hotels at every stopping-place, and hotels on wheels between the stopping-places.
“All government, in its essence, is organized exploitation, and in virtually all of its existing forms it is the implacable enemy of every industrious and well-disposed man.”
So am I. “All government, in its essence, is organized exploitation, and in virtually all of its existing forms it is the implacable enemy of every industrious and well-disposed man.”
Law never made men a whit more just; and, by means of their respect for it, even the well-disposed are daily made the agents of injustice.
He seems well-disposed to the Americans, and acknowledges that security has recently improved in the area, where Mullah Mohammed Omar founded the Taliban in 1994.
In the past Japanese were much more well-disposed, I think.