What is another word for dispositions?

Pronunciation: [dˌɪspəzˈɪʃənz] (IPA)

Dispositions refer to a person's natural tendencies or inclinations toward certain attitudes or behaviors. Some synonyms for dispositions include temperament, nature, character, personality, and mindset. These words all convey a sense of innate qualities that influence a person's behavior or attitudes. Other synonyms for disposition might include proclivity, tendency, bent, predilection, or inclination. These words suggest a leaning or preference toward certain actions or thoughts. Regardless of which synonym is used, dispositions play an important role in understanding human behavior and motivations, and they are a crucial aspect of personality and individual identity.

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Usage examples for Dispositions

They have wills, and certain dispositions, and distinctive characteristics.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
We see people associate together of widely different habits, and dispositions the most opposite, with nothing in common of station, rank, object, or pursuit.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
To protest was ungracious when intentions were so excellent; with much forcing of our dispositions we appeared delighted.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Dispositions

  • A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
    John Adams
  • The people were simpler, more peaceable and friendly in their manners and dispositions; and assassinations, which give the southern provinces so ill a reputation, were almost unknown.
    Henry Walter Bates
  • A rude nature is worse than a brute nature by so much more as man is better than a beast: and those that are of civil natures and genteel dispositions are as much nearer to celestial creatures as those that are rude and cruel are to devils.
    Margaret Cavendish
  • And not only my own brothers and sisters agreed so but my brothers and sisters in law; and their children, although but young, had the like agreeable natures and affectionate dispositions.
    Margaret Cavendish
  • General Reynolds immediately found himself engaged with a force which greatly outnumbered his own, and had scarcely made his dispositions for the action when he fell, mortally wounded, at the head of his advance.
    Edward Everett

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