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 for Indisposed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indispose \In`dis*pose"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indisposed; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Indisposing.] [OE. indispos indisposed,
     feeble, or F. indispos['e] indisposed. See In- not, and
     Dispose.]
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     1. To render unfit or unsuited; to disqualify.
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     2. To disorder slightly as regards health; to make somewhat.
        --Shak.
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              It made him rather indisposed than sick. --Walton.
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     3. To disincline; to render averse or unfavorable; as, a love
        of pleasure indisposes the mind to severe study; the pride
        and selfishness of men indispose them to religious duties.
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              The king was sufficiently indisposed towards the
              persons, or the principles, of Calvin's disciples.
                                                    --Clarendon.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  indisposed
      adj 1: somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing
             grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look
             a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is
             unwell and can't come to work" [syn: ailing,
             indisposed, peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly,
             unwell, under the weather, seedy]
      2: (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed; "antipathetic to
         new ideas"; "averse to taking risks"; "loath to go on such
         short notice"; "clearly indisposed to grant their request"
         [syn: antipathetic, antipathetical, averse(p),
         indisposed(p), loath(p), loth(p)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  66 Moby Thesaurus words for "indisposed":
     afraid, ailing, antagonistic, antipathetic, at odds, averse,
     backward, bad, below par, critically ill, cursory, differing,
     disagreeing, disinclined, disobedient, donsie, down, faint,
     faintish, feeling awful, feeling faint, feeling something terrible,
     forced, fractious, hesitant, hostile, ill, in danger, indocile,
     inimical, involuntary, laid low, laid up, loath, low, mean,
     mortally ill, mutinous, not quite right, off-color, opposed,
     out of commission, out of sorts, perfunctory, poorly, recalcitrant,
     refractory, reluctant, resistant, rocky, seedy, sick,
     sick unto death, sickish, sickly, sulky, sullen, taken ill,
     unconsenting, under the weather, uneager, unhealthy, unsound,
     unwell, unwilling, valetudinarian
  
  

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