AskDefine | Define indisposed

Dictionary Definition

indisposed adj
1 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" [syn: ailing, peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly, unwell, under the weather]
2 (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" [syn: antipathetic, antipathetical, averse(p), indisposed(p), loath(p), loth(p)]

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  1. mild illness
    1. He was indisposed with a cold.
  2. unwilling to do a task.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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