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  1. simple past tense and past participle of dispose


disposed (comparative more disposed, superlative most disposed)

  1. Inclined; minded.
    • Bible, Acts xviii.27:
      when he was disposed to pass into Achaia
    • 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter II, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 639762314, page 0147:
      Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers, []. Even such a boat as the Mount Vernon offered a total deck space so cramped as to leave secrecy or privacy well out of the question, even had the motley and democratic assemblage of passengers been disposed to accord either.
  2. (in combination) Having a certain disposition.
    well-disposed; ill-disposed
  3. (obsolete) Inclined to mirth; jolly.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?)