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Disposition (IPA: /ˌdɪspəˈzɪʃən/)


Disposition (n.)

The act of disposing, arranging, ordering, regulating, or transferring; application; disposal; as, the disposition of a man's property by will.

Disposition (n.)

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.

Disposition (n.)

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.

Disposition (n.)

Conscious inclination; propension or propensity.

Disposition (n.)

Natural or prevailing spirit, or temperament of mind, especially as shown in intercourse with one's fellow-men; temper of mind.

Disposition (n.)

Mood; humor.

Disposition

Tendency to act in a specified way

Disposition

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Disposition Synonyms

Disposal

Disposition Synonyms

Inclination, Tendency

Disposition Synonyms

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Disposition Synonyms

Temperament

Translations

Disposition in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A [learning] style is a disposition to adopt one class of learning strategy." - Gordon Pask

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man's disposition is like a mark in a stone, no one can efface it. ~ Anonymous" - Psychological type

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Art is the human disposition of sensible or intelligible matter for an aesthetic end." - Art

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Good fortune and a good disposition are rarely given to the same man." - Livy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" How strange or odd soe'er I bear myself As I perchance hereafter shall think meet To put an antic disposition on." - Hamlet


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