- favorably, sympathetically, or kindly disposed: The sponsors are well-disposed toward our plan.
Origin of well-disposed
Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for well-disposed
He seemed to be on the best of terms with some well-disposed harlequin.The Flaw in the Sapphire
Charles M. Snyder
However, I could not help hoping that Captain Ralph was well-disposed towards us.Old Jack
One of the brothers appeared to be a quiet, well-disposed man.Peter Trawl
W. H. G. Kingston
This, from their unprepossessing appearance, we were not well-disposed to do.In the Eastern Seas
Maria has been alert and well-disposed to your correspondence.
- inclined to be sympathetic, kindly, or friendlyhe was never well disposed towards her relatives
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