Origin of indisposition
Examples from the Web for indisposition
Indeed, I feel not a little out of humor from indisposition of body.
One of the symptoms common to all these grave troubles was “indisposition to work.”Confessions of a Neurasthenic|William Taylor Marrs
He had secured him medical attendance, he had advised the family doctor of his indisposition.Roger Ingleton, Minor|Talbot Baines Reed
In vain she implored his clemency, and asserted the lightness of her indisposition.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
Both seemed inclined to talk, though both showed an indisposition to open the conversation.Hand and Ring|Anna Katharine Green
early 15c., "unfavorable influence" (in astrology); also in Middle English, "ill health, disorder of the mind or body; unfavorable disposition, hostility; inclination to evil; wickedness; public disorder, lawlessness," from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + disposition.