Disposedness to Disputeless

(Dis*pos"ed*ness) n. The state of being disposed or inclined; inclination; propensity. [R.]

(Dis*pose"ment) n. Disposal. [Obs.] Goodwin.

(Dis*pos"er) n. One who, or that which, disposes; a regulator; a director; a bestower.

Absolute lord and disposer of all things.

(Dis*pos"ing*ly), adv. In a manner to dispose.

(Dis*pos"it*ed) a. [See Disposition.] Disposed. [Obs.] Glanvill.

(Dis`po*si"tion) n. [F. disposition, dispositio, fr. disponere to dispose; dis- + ponere to place. See Position, and cf. Dispone.]

1. The act of disposing, arranging, ordering, regulating, or transferring; application; disposal; as, the disposition of a man's property by will.

Who have received the law by the disposition of angels.
Acts vii. 53.

The disposition of the work, to put all things in a beautiful order and harmony, that the whole may be of a piece.

2. The state or the manner of being disposed or arranged; distribution; arrangement; order; as, the disposition of the trees in an orchard; the disposition of the several parts of an edifice.

3. Tendency to any action or state resulting from natural constitution; nature; quality; as, a disposition in plants to grow in a direction upward; a disposition in bodies to putrefaction.

4. Conscious inclination; propension or propensity.

How stands your disposition to be married?

5. Natural or prevailing spirit, or temperament of mind, especially as shown in intercourse with one's fellow-men; temper of mind. "A man of turbulent disposition." Hallam. "He is of a very melancholy disposition." Shak.

His disposition led him to do things agreeable to his quality and condition wherein God had placed him.

6. Mood; humor.

As I perchance hereafter shall think meet
To put an antic disposition on.

Syn. — Disposal; adjustment; regulation; arrangement; distribution; order; method; adaptation; inclination; propensity; bestowment; alienation; character; temper; mood. — Disposition, Character, Temper. Disposition is the natural humor of a person, the predominating quality of his character, the constitutional habit of his mind. Character is this disposition influenced by motive, training, and will. Temper is a quality of the fiber of character, and is displayed chiefly when the emotions, especially the passions, are aroused.

(Dis`po*si"tion*al) a. Pertaining to disposition.

(Dis`po*si"tioned) a. Having (such) a disposition; — used in compounds; as, well- dispositioned.

(Dis*pos"i*tive) a. [Cf. F. dispositif.]

  By PanEris using Melati.

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