You searched for: “indisposed
indispose (verb), indisposes; indisposed; indisposing
1. To make unwell, unfit for, or not interested in doing something: Mr. Deal, the principal, was indisposed to meet with the parents who were complaining about the school policies.
2. To cause someone to be averse or unwilling to do something: The disorganized results of the revolution were indisposing the people to such a degree that they were no longer willing to support the rebels.
indisposed (adjective), more indisposed, most indisposed
1. Descriptive of being slightly ill or not feeling well: Nicole's indisposed sister didn't feel like going to school today.
2. Relating to being unwilling or not likely to do something: The mayor, Mr. Smith, had an indisposed reputation of not admitting that he was involved in drug use until it was proven by a police video.
Not willing to cooperate nor to do something.
© ALL rights are reserved.

Go to this Word A Day Revisited Index
so you can see more of Mickey Bach's cartoons.

Word Entries at Get Words: “indisposed
Etymology: in-, dis-, and ponere; the two most common three-letter combinations from ponere are pon and pos; with the lesser used pound and post which should not be confused with the post that means "after" and "behind".

As seen in this indisposed page link.

This entry is located in the following unit: Fourteen Important Words that Make All the Difference (page 1)
Pertaining to not feeling well; not willing or not likely to do something. (1)