One's usual mood; temperament: a sweet disposition. A habitual inclination; a tendency: a disposition to disagree. A physical property or tendency: a swelling with a disposition to rupture. Arrangement, positioning, or distribution: a cheerful disposition of colors and textures; a convoy oriented into a north-south disposition. A final settlement: disposition of the deceased's property. An act of disposing; a bestowal or transfer to another. The power or liberty to control, direct, or dispose. Management; control.