Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun disposition

4 senses of disposition

Sense 1
disposition, temperament -- (your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition")
       => nature -- (the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions; "it is his nature to help others")

Sense 2
disposal, disposition -- (the act or means of getting rid of something)
       => act, deed, human action, human activity -- (something that people do or cause to happen)

Sense 3
inclination, disposition, tendency -- (an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict")
       => attitude, mental attitude -- (a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun")

Sense 4
disposition -- (a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing; "a swelling with a disposition to rupture")
       => property -- (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles")

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