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    hello everybody,

    could i use the following words interchangably:
    disposition, nature, attitude .
    i,e : my friend has such a great disposition ( nature, attitude )

    thanks in advance

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    Default Re: disposition, nature, attitude

    Quote Originally Posted by Khalid79 View Post
    hello everybody,

    could i use the following words interchangably:
    disposition, nature, attitude .
    i,e : my friend has such a great disposition ( nature, attitude )

    thanks in advance
    What are the differences?
    Disposition=prevailing tendency, mood, or inclination.
    Attitudes can be temporary.
    Nature=the particular type of character which a person naturally has.
    Which one would you use in your sentence?

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    Default Re: disposition, nature, attitude

    Hi Khalid,

    There are some more words of me concerning the matter in question:

    disposition = one's usual mood; temperament:
    attitude = a state of mind or a feeling; disposition: had a positive attitude about work.
    nature = the combination of emotional, intellectual, and moral qualities that distinguishes an individual: character, complexion, disposition, makeup, personality.

    disposition: Definition, Synonyms and Much More from Answers.com

    attitude: Definition, Synonyms and Much More from Answers.com

    nature: Definition, Synonyms and Much More from Answers.com

    attitude = bearing, disposition, mood.
    disposition = character, nature, temperament.

    Disposition is approximately equivalent to prevailing frame of mind or spirit: “A patronizing disposition always has its meaner side”
    Nature denotes native or inherent qualities: “It is my habit,—I hope I may say, my nature,—to believe the best of people”

    a belligerent attitude
    a defiant attitude
    a surly attitude
    a casual attitude
    a cavalier attitude
    a patronizing attitude
    an irreverent attitude
    a liberal attitude
    a negative attitude
    a positive attitude
    a reverent attitude
    a scornful attitude
    a friendly attitude
    an impartial attitude

    a gay disposition
    a cruel disposition
    a domineering disposition
    a bland disposition
    a buoyant disposition
    a cheerful disposition
    a genial disposition
    a pleasant disposition
    a sunny disposition
    a mild disposition
    an unpleasant disposition

    an impetuous nature
    a placid nature
    a good nature
    an ill nature

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    Default Re: disposition, nature, attitude

    Hi Vil,
    I'v just read your answer now, i highly appreciate it .

    thanks indeed

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