indisposed

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in- +‎ disposed

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indisposed (comparative more indisposed, superlative most indisposed)

  1. Mildly ill.
    He was indisposed with a cold.
  2. Not disposed, predisposed, or inclined; unwilling.
    I stayed indoors all day, feeling indisposed to finish mowing the lawn.
  3. Not yet ready (especially with regard to receiving a visitor) because not yet arranged into a state of readiness (i.e., not disposed); (especially, more specifically):
    1. (euphemistic) In the lavatory/WC.
    2. (euphemistic) Undressed; not yet dressed enough to be seen by visitors.

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