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indispose

[ in-di-spohz ]
/ 藢瑟n d瑟藞spo蕣z /
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verb (used with object), in路dis路posed, in路dis路pos路ing.
to make ill, especially slightly.
to put out of the proper condition for something; make unfit: The long tennis match indisposed me for any further physical activity that day.
to render averse or unwilling; disincline: His anger indisposed him from helping.
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Origin of indispose

First recorded in 1650鈥60; back formation from indisposed

OTHER WORDS FROM indispose

pre路in路dis路pose, verb (used with object), pre路in路dis路posed, pre路in路dis路pos路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for indispose

indispose
/ (藢瑟nd瑟藞sp蓹蕣z) /

verb (tr)
to make unwilling or opposed; disincline
to cause to feel ill
to make unfit (for something or to do something)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for indispose

indispose
[ 沫n鈥瞕沫-sp艒z ]

v.
To cause to be or feel ill; sicken.
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