Definition of Disposition

1. Noun. Your usual mood. "He has a happy disposition"




2. Noun. The act or means of getting rid of something.
Exact synonyms: Disposal
Generic synonyms: Act, Deed, Human Action, Human Activity
Specialized synonyms: Appointment, Comb-out, Giving, Abandonment, Mine Disposal, Sewage Disposal, Lending, Loaning
Derivative terms: Dispose, Dispose, Dispose

3. Noun. An attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others. "A tendency to be too strict"

4. Noun. A natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing. "A swelling with a disposition to rupture"

Definition of Disposition

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

Definition of Disposition

1. Noun. The arrangement or placement of certain things ¹

2. Noun. Tendency or inclination under given circumstances ¹

3. Noun. Temperamental makeup or habitual mood ¹

4. Noun. Control over something ¹

5. Noun. (legal) Transfer or relinquishment to the care or possession of another ¹

6. Noun. (legal) Final decision or settlement ¹

7. Noun. (medicine) The destination of a patient after medical treatment such as surgery ¹

8. Noun. (music) The set of choirs of strings on a harpsichord ¹

9. Verb. To remove or place in a different position. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disposition

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Disposition

1. A tendency either physical or mental toward certain diseases. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disposition

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disposed(p)
disposedness
disposer
disposers
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disposingly
disposit
disposited
dispositif
dispositifs
dispositing
disposition (current term)
dispositional
dispositionalism
dispositionalist
dispositionalists
dispositioned
dispositioning
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dispositive
dispositively
dispositor
disposits
dispossess
dispossessed
dispossesses

Literary usage of Disposition

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1. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1823)
"If then, for example, a man of religious disposition should, in virtue of that very disposition, be in the habit of doing mischief, for instance, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"The Custom of London attaches only on the property the Freeman has at his death; but a disposition, not to take effect until after his death, ..."

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