What does the word indisposition mean?

Usage examples for indisposition

  1. Whitelocke told the secretary that he was very sorry for his lord's indisposition of health, and wished his good recovery; that he was heartily glad of the news which gave him occasion to send to his lord to congratulate with him, and that he would take an opportunity to visit him in person when it might be without prejudice to his Excellence's health. – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  2. I feel far from well, and yet it does not seem to be from physical indisposition. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  3. They do not invariably occasion indisposition, for they are now and then passed without pain or distress by children who are in the enjoyment of perfect health, and in whom previously there was not the slightest suspicion of their existence. – The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease. by Thomas Bull, M.D.