transitive verb-·posed′, -·pos′ing
- to make unfit or unable; disqualify
- to make unwilling or disinclined
- to make slightly ill
Origin of indisposeprobably back-formation from indisposed
transitive verbin·dis·posed, in·dis·pos·ing, in·dis·pos·es
- To make averse; disincline.
- To cause to be or feel ill; sicken.
- To render unfit; disqualify.
(third-person singular simple present indisposes, present participle indisposing, simple past and past participle indisposed)
- To render unfit or unsuited; to disqualify.
- To make indisposed, or slightly unwell.
- To disincline.
OriginSee also: indisposé
From Middle French indisposer