Definition of indisposed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌɪndɪˈspəʊzd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪndɪˈspoʊzd//
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  1. 1[not usually before noun] unable to do something because you are ill/sick, or for a reason you do not want to give synonym unwell She cannot perform tonight as she is indisposed.
  2. 2[not before noun] indisposed to do something not willing to do something Large sections of the potential audience seemed indisposed to attend.
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from in- ‘not’ + disposed, or past participle of indispose ‘make unwell or unwilling’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: indisposed