disinclination [dis-in-kluh-ney-shuhn, dis-in-] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||unwillingness to do or believe something|
|Synonyms:||alienation, antipathy, aversion, demur, disfavor, dislike, disliking, displeasure, disrelish, dissatisfaction, distaste, hatred, hesitance, indisposition, lack of desire, lack of enthusiasm, loathness, objection, opposition, reluctance, repugnance, resistance|
|Antonyms:||bent, desire, enthusiasm, incentive, inclination, leaning, willingness|
|Category:||1. Acts of volition|
unwillingness; indisposition, indisposedness; disinclination, aversation; nolleity, nolition; renitence, renitency; reluctance; indifference; backwardness; slowness; want of alacrity, want of readiness; indocility (obstinacy)., scrupulousness, scrupulosity; qualms of conscience, twinge of conscience; delicacy, demur, scruple, qualm, shrinking, recoil; hesitation (irresolution); fastidiousness., averseness (dislike); dissent; refusal.
unwilling; not in the vein, loth, loath, shy of, disinclined, indisposed, averse, reluctant, not content; adverse (opposed); laggard, backward, remiss, slack, slow to; indifferent; scrupulous; squeamish (fastidious); repugnant (dislike); restiff, restive; demurring; unconsenting (refusing); involuntary.
unwillingly; grudgingly, with a heavy heart; with a bad, with an ill grace; against one's wishes, against one's will, against the grain, sore against one's wishes, sore against one's will, sore against one's grain; invita Minerva; a contre caeur; malgre soi; in spite of one's teeth, in spite of oneself; nolens volens (necessity); perforce; under protest; no; not for the world, far be it from me.
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