Definitions of disposition

  1. your usual mood; " he has a happy disposition"
  2. a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing; " a swelling with a disposition to rupture"
  3. The act of disposing, arranging, ordering, regulating, or transferring; application; disposal; as, the disposition of a man's property by will.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Conscious inclination; propension or propensity.
  7. Natural or prevailing spirit, or temperament of mind, especially as shown in intercourse with one's fellow- men; temper of mind.
  8. A placing or arranging; inclination; temper or frame of mind.
  9. Arrangement: natural tendency: temper: ( New Test.) ministry, ministration: ( Scots law) a giving over to another-( English) conveyance or assignment.
  10. Arrangement; a giving over; inclination; temper of mind.
  11. Natural temper; temperament; spirit; propensity; inclination.
  12. The act of disposing or state of being disposed; manner in which things or the parts of a complex body are arranged; arrangement; natural fitness or tendency; temper or natural constitution of the mind; temper or frame of mind with reference to some particular object; a giving away or giving over to another; any unilateral writing, by which a person makes over to another a piece of heritable or movable property; the arrangement of the parts of a picture; the arrangement of the whole design of a building.
  13. Order or manner of arrangement; manner in which things or parts are placed or arranged; order; method; arrangement; temper; natural constitution of the mind; inclination.
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