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disposition

dis·po·si·tion

disposition

 
pronunciation:
dI sp zI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a predominant or prevailing mood or temperament, as of a person or the weather.
The little girl has a sweet disposition and is easy to care for.
synonyms:
grain, humor, nature, spirit, temper, temperament
similar words:
attitude, blood, character, constitution, frame, mettle, mood, pulse, will
definition 2: a tendency or inclination.
She has a disposition to argue, but she can see the other side eventually.The disposition of ponds is to freeze over in winter.
synonyms:
inclination, propensity, tendency
similar words:
cast, grain, instinct, leaning, penchant, predisposition, proclivity, streak
definition 3: placement or distribution, as of troops on a battlefield.
synonyms:
arrangement, organization, placement
similar words:
array, disposal, distribution, group
definition 4: an act of settling a matter.
synonyms:
settlement
similar words:
conclusion, decision, resolution
definition 5: an act of giving away or getting rid of something.
synonyms:
disposal
similar words:
discarding, dispensation, elimination, removal
definition 6: the authority or freedom to dispose of or control.
We have a large staff at our disposition.
synonyms:
command, control, discretion, disposal
similar words:
direction, management, power
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