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disposition
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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as in: a kind disposition Define
someone's normal mood or personality
  • Everybody was sorry she died... But I reckoned that with her disposition she was having a better time in the graveyard.

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  • She has a cheerful disposition.
  • We’ll see if her cheerful disposition continues when she’s tired and under stress.

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as in: a disposition to learn Define
inclination (something someone or something is inclined to do)
  • Gentlemen, I wish the money was there, for I ain’t got no disposition to throw anything in the way of a fair, open, out-and-out investigation o’ this misable business; but, alas, the money ain’t there; you k’n send and see, if you want to.

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  • Her disposition is to work within whatever guidelines are set. She’ll do a great job unless you need a rule breaker to solve this problem.
  • She is an open-minded senator with a conservative disposition.

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as in: a kind disposition Define
someone's normal mood or personality
as in: disposition of the matter Define
the decision or action taken when an issue was settled so that it no longer requires attention
as in: disposition of the assets Define
the giving, selling, or transferring of something to another
as in: a disposition to learn Define
inclination (something someone or something is inclined to do)
as in: strategic troop disposition Define
the arrangement, positioning, or use of things
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