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[ UK /ˌɪndˌɪspəzˈɪʃən/ ]
  1. a certain degree of unwillingness
    after some hesitation he agreed
    his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition
    a reluctance to commit himself
  2. a slight illness
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How To Use indisposition In A Sentence

  • The Suez Canal and the Mediterranean must have been kinder because they were never blamed for her indisposition.
  • Even the wives and daughters of low tradesmen, who, like shovel-nosed sharks, prey upon the blubber of those uncouth whales of fortune, are infected with the same rage of displaying their importance; and the slightest indisposition serves them for a pretext to insist upon being conveyed to Bath, where they may hobble country-dances and cotillons among lordlings, squires, counsellors, and clergy. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
  • Mrs. Clinton was confined to her room that morning by a slight indisposition.
  • First, this is an application which has to overcome this Court's indisposition to revisiting discretionary decisions of trial judges.
  • The following day, he made a token appearance and gave up citing indisposition.
  • Her nerves must have been affected by her indisposition.
  • At first, La Scala scheduled Il trovatore, but the tenor, claiming indisposition, suggested Giordano's opera instead.
  • This influence is ac - companied by a disposition to criminate him who may be intrust - ed with the direction of the means of protection, sharpened by an indisposition to retribute those who lose by not receiving that protection however sirongly called for by equity. Memoirs of the war in the Southern department of the United States
  • Probably Dee, through indolence or inadvertence, or, more likely, simple indisposition, hadn't made contact with her. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD
  • But I hope it is only a slight indisposition and that he will return to health by the week's end. "
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