ETYM From Dispose.
1. A kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage; SYN. electric pig, garbage disposal.
2. The act or means of getting rid of something; SYN. disposition.
3. The power to use something or someone.
ETYM French disposition, dispositio, from disponere to dispose; dis- + ponere to place. Related to Position, Dispone.
1. A natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing.
2. One's usual mood; SYN. temperament.