HyperDic: disposition

English > 4 senses of the word disposition:
NOUNattributedisposition, temperamentyour usual / usual mood
actdisposition, disposalthe act or means of getting rid of something
cognitiondisposition, inclination, tendencyan attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
attributedispositiona natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing
disposition > pronunciation
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English > disposition: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningYour usual / usual mood.
Example"he has a happy disposition"
Attributesunwillingnot disposed or inclined toward
willingdisposed or inclined toward
Partscheerfulness, cheer, sunniness, sunshineThe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
uncheerfulnessnot conducive to cheer or good spirits
Narroweragreeableness, agreeabilityA temperamental disposition to be agreeable
aloneness, loneliness, lonesomeness, solitarinessA disposition toward being alone
animalism, physicalitypreoccupation with satisfaction of physical drives and appetites
bloodtemperament or disposition
bloodiness, bloodthirstinessA disposition to shed blood
composure, calm, calmness, equanimitysteadiness of mind under stress
disagreeablenessAn ill-tempered and offensive disposition
discomposureA temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure
epicurismThe disposition and habits of an epicure
esprit de corps, morale, team spiritThe spirit of a group that makes the members want the group to succeed
friendlinessA friendly disposition
good natureA cheerful, obliging disposition
gourmandismThe disposition and habits of a gourmand
heart, spiritAn inclination or tendency of a certain kind
ill natureA disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
moodinessHaving temperamental and changeable moods
nervousnessA sensitive or highly strung temperament
optimismA general disposition to expect the best in all things
perfectionismA disposition to feel that anything less than perfect is unacceptable
permissiveness, toleranceA disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
pessimismA general disposition to look on the dark side and to expect the worst in all things
unfriendlinessAn unfriendly disposition
unpermissiveness, restrictivenessA lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
unsociability, unsociablenessAn unsociable disposition
unwillingness, involuntarinessThe trait of being unwilling
willingnesscheerful compliance
BroadernatureThe complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions
Spanishcarácter, disposición, manera de ser, talante, temperamento
Catalancaràcter, disposició, manera de ser, tarannà, temperament
English > disposition: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act or means of getting rid of something.
NarrowerabandonmentThe voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
appointment(law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment
comb-outThe act of carefully weeding out unwanted things or people
givingdisposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return
lending, loaningdisposing of money / money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
mine disposalThe disposal of explosive mines
sewage disposalThe disposal of sewage
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Verbsdisposethrow or cast away
disposegive, sell, or transfer to another
English > disposition: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others.
Synonymsinclination, tendency
NarrowerCallA special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
bent, setA relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
denominationalismThe tendency, in Protestantism, to separate into religious denominations or to advocate such separations
devicesAn inclination or desire / desire
directionA general course along which something has a tendency to develop
disfavor, disfavour, dislike, disapprovalAn inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
drift, trend, movementA general tendency to change (as of opinion)
favor, favourAn inclination to approve / approve
favoritism, favouritismAn inclination to favor some person or group
impartiality, nonpartisanshipAn inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally
literalismA disposition to interpret statements in their literal sense
partiality, partisanshipAn inclination to favor / favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
perseverationThe tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it
predispositionAn inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way
proclivity, propensity, leaningA natural inclination
sympathy, understandingAn inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
Broaderattitude, mental attitudeA complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways / ways
Spanishinclinación, predisposición, propensión, tendencia
Catalaninclinació, tendència
Verbsdisposemake receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief
English > disposition: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing.
Example"a swelling with a disposition to rupture"
Narroweraptness, propensityA disposition to behave in a certain way
mordacityA disposition to biting
predispositionA disposition in advance to react in a particular way
pronenessdisposed to do something
separatismA disposition toward schism and secession from a larger / larger group
tendency, inclinationA characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character / character or effect
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

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