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The Importance of Being Earnest
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disposition
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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  • The late Mr. Thomas Cardew, an old gentleman of a very charitable and kindly disposition, found me, and gave me the name of Worthing, because he happened to have a first-class ticket for Worthing in his pocket at the time.
  • I am known for the gentleness of my disposition, and the extraordinary sweetness of my nature, but I warn you, Miss Cardew, you may go too far.

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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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