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ill-disposed (comparative more ill-disposed, superlative most ill-disposed)

  1. Not much disposed towards somebody or something; unsympathetic.
    • 2009, Patrick Malcolmson & Richard Myers, The Canadian Regime: An Introduction to Parliamentary Government in Canada, University of Toronto Press (2009), →ISBN, page 61:
      And the Maritime colonies were similarly ill-disposed toward a legislative union.
    • 2011, Garrett G. Fagan, The Lure of the Arena: Social Psychology and the Crowd at the Roman Games, Cambridge University Press (2011), →ISBN, page 252:
      The crowd may generally have been ill-disposed toward arena performers, but that could change depending on what was going on at any given time.
    • 2011, Tony MacLachlan, We Spared Not the Capital of America: War Between Britain and the United States 1812-15, AuthorHouse (2011), →ISBN, page 241:
      As a man of Eastern Tennessee, he also felt ill-disposed to co-operate with the men from the west.