Definition and Meanings for disposition

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Part of Speech of disposition

noun

Etymology of disposition

f. disposition, dispositio, fr. disponere to dispose; dis- + ponere to place. see position, and cf. dispone

Meaning of disposition


as noun

  • the act of disposing, arranging, ordering, regulating, or transferring; application; disposal; as, the disposition of a man's property by will.
  • the state or the manner of being disposed or arranged; distribution; arrangement; order; as, the disposition of the trees in an orchard; the disposition of the several parts of an edifice.
  • tendency to any action or state resulting from natural constitution; nature; quality; as, a disposition in plants to grow in a direction upward; a disposition in bodies to putrefaction.
  • conscious inclination; propension or propensity.
  • natural or prevailing spirit, or temperament of mind, especially as shown in intercourse with one's fellow-men; temper of mind.
  • mood; humor.
  • No antonyms for disposition

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