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disposition
used in King Lear

7 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
a kind disposition
Definition
someone's normal mood, personality, or typical way of behaving
  • I now perceive it was not altogether your brother's evil disposition made him seek his death;
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (26% in)
disposition = normal mood, personality, or inclination
There are no more uses of "disposition" flagged with this meaning in King Lear.

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  • Never afflict yourself to know more of it; But let his disposition have that scope That dotage gives it.
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Hall in Albany's Palace (83% in)
  • Pray you let us hit together: if our father carry authority with such dispositions as he bears, this last surrender of his will but offend us.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (99% in)
  • ...we are sick in fortune,—often the surfeit of our own behaviour,—we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars; as if we were villains on necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical pre-dominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience of planetary influence; and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on: an admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition to the charge of a star!
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (71% in)
  • Come, sir, I would you would make use of that good wisdom, Whereof I know you are fraught; and put away These dispositions, that of late transform you From what you rightly are.
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Hall in Albany's Palace (62% in)
  • I am sorry for thee, friend; 'tis the duke's pleasure, Whose disposition, all the world well knows, Will not be rubb'd nor stopp'd; I'll entreat for thee.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Before Gloster's Castle (88% in)
  • I fear your disposition: That nature which contemns it origin Cannot be bordered certain in itself; She that herself will sliver and disbranch From her material sap, perforce must wither And come to deadly use.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Before the Duke of Albany's Palace (35% in)

There are no more uses of "disposition" in King Lear.

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