The noun disposition means the character a person naturally has or how something is placed and arranged.

Synonyms are tendency, habit, complexion or placement.

The word origins from the Old French (12th century) meaning arrangement, order or state of mind. It relates from Latin dispositionem (arrangement, management) and disponere (to put in order, arrange).

She showed an early disposition towards caring of elderly.

The disposition of the troops was crucial for their success.

Waste disposition is usually regulated by the government and should be of interest to everyone.