Definition of disposition :
1. Conscious inclination; propension or propensity.
2. Mood; humor.
3. Natural or prevailing spirit, or temperament of mind, especially as shown in intercourse with one's fellow- men; temper of mind.
4. 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.
5. The act of disposing, arranging, ordering, regulating, or transferring; application; disposal; as, the disposition of a man's property by will.
6. 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.
longing, garbage disposal, distribution, inclining, passion, disposal, approach, appetite, dip, squint, like, lean, angle of inclination, complexion, humor, sequence, administration, order, organization, thirst, list, relish, impulse, magnetic dip, liking, electric pig, be, cast, turn, grouping, settlement, temper, zest, lineup, classification, categorization, appetency, makeup, deployment, partiality, angle of dip, desire, lust, tilt, craving, mood, magnetic inclination, inclination of an orbit
character (part of speech: noun)
situation (part of speech: noun)
configuration, style, ambience, circumstance, state, mode, post, formation, situation, location, spot, condition, placement, environment, arrangement, property, position, scene, site, standing, quality, layout, station, aspect, modality, status
tendency (part of speech: noun)
habit (part of speech: noun)
habit, trait, conventionality, lifestyle, leaning, tendency, fixed ways, custom, temperament, acclimation, rut, mannerism, routine, addiction, wont, treadmill, second nature, way of life, regularity, familiarity, daily grind, tradition, instinct
- He showed not the slightest disposition to run away. - "The Wreckers of Sable Island", J. Macdonald Oxley.
- What disposition am I to submit to his Majesty?" - "The Puppet Crown", Harold MacGrath.
- He enclosed the letters he already had received from companies interested, none of which however had made him any positive offer, only sounding him in general as to his disposition to sell the patent rights on certain terms which had no very promising prospects of ready money. - "The High Calling", Charles M. Sheldon.