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indisposition

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
indispositionin‧dis‧po‧si‧tion /ɪnˌdɪspəˈzɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 MIILLa slight illness
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indispositionApparently indisposition had, in March 1748 prevented him from working on a plan for winter shelter of orange trees.Rachel told her the only thing she could: that her sister had a mild indisposition, and I was her understudy.In the twelve years since Miss Watson's coming, she had neither overslept nor had a day's indisposition.Could it be that Désirée's indisposition might be due to an inclination to take just a little too much of her favourite beverage?the actor's sudden indispositionHe cursed himself inwardly for this sudden indisposition, which had come at the worst possible moment.
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