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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adjective (well disposed when postpositive)

inclined to be sympathetic, kindly, or friendlyhe was never well disposed towards her relatives
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