Definition of 'disposition'
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He is, and imagine how inconvenient this is, a nice person with a calm and sunny disposition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But he himself showed an early disposition towards animal welfare. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She has a very sunny disposition and just burns brightness. The Sun (2015)Perhaps the proximity of so much wine had helped to make his disposition cheerful. BomberBut those of a sensitive disposition might want to avoid this. The Sun (2008)Knowing that you have a genetic disposition is not necessarily helpful. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Viewers of a more nervous disposition may have felt their stomachs shaken and moral cores rocked. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was not just the seagulls who were lacking a sunny disposition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And those of a sensitive disposition are advised not to read any further. The Sun (2008)Unlike him she was of a nervous and pessimistic disposition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Investors of a more sunny disposition should buy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My view is that you have a natural disposition but you react in different ways according to certain situations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Instead she would calmly await delivery and then show absolutely no disposition to praise a work that did not meet her standards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her brother remembered her as always "of a cheerful and jolly disposition '. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)Luther's diseases were caused by the way he lived rather than by genetic disposition. Christianity Today (2000)For those of a sensitive disposition, look away now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If the government wants to collect more tax, it should show a favourable disposition towards big business. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His polite, friendly disposition and his entertaining games have made him one of the most popular world champions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Regardless of your natural mood and disposition, if you are in the right job you should have some enthusiasm. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their natural disposition is to make light of the scars of battle - to laugh off the danger and play down the wounds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I had often seen the same look on his face in the morning as he awakened as he was of the most cheerful disposition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are also of British background, genial disposition and impeccable manners. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Jos Sedley had acted as a man of his disposition would, when the announcement of the family misfortune reached him. Vanity Fair (1837)
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Translations for 'disposition'
British English: disposition NOUN
Someone's disposition is the way that they tend to behave or feel.
The rides are unsuitable for people of a nervous disposition.
Definition of disposition from the Collins English Dictionary
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