unwillingly


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un·will·ing

 (ŭn-wĭl′ĭng)
adj.
1. Not willing; hesitant or loath: unwilling to face facts.
2. Done, given, or said reluctantly: unwilling consent.

un·will′ing·ly adv.
un·will′ing·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unwillingly - in an unwilling mannerunwillingly - in an unwilling manner; "he had sinned against her unwillingly"
volitionally, willingly - in a willing manner; "I willingly accept"
Translations
على مَضَض، عن كُرْهٍ، بدون رَغْبَه
nerad
meî tregîu
neochotne
nerad
gönülsüzceisteksizce

unwillingly

[ˈʌnˈwɪlɪŋlɪ] ADVde mala gana, a regañadientes

unwillingly

[ʌnˈwɪlɪŋli] advà contrecœur, contre son gré

unwillingly

advwiderwillig

unwillingly

[ʌnˈwɪlɪŋlɪ] advcontrovoglia, malvolentieri, di malavoglia

unwilling

(anˈwiliŋ) adjective
not willing; reluctant. He's unwilling to accept the money.
unˈwillingness noun
unˈwillingly adverb
He did agree to go, but rather unwillingly.
References in classic literature ?
Chagrined and surprised, they were obliged, though unwillingly, to turn back, for no shelter was nearer than their own house.
She refused; and I unwillingly donned a cloak, and took my umbrella to accompany her on a stroll to the bottom of the park: a formal walk which she generally affected if low-spirited - and that she invariably was when Mr.
Garth, coming round unwillingly to the general opinion.
All the beauty that has ever been in the world has broken the laws of all previous beauty, and unwillingly dictated laws to the beauty that succeeded it,--laws which that beauty has no less spiritedly broken, to prove in turn dictator to its successor.
Answer it to our lord, then, old housefiend,'' said the man, and retired; leaving Rebecca in company with the old woman, upon whose presence she had been thus unwillingly forced.
He moved on as he spoke, and the Dormouse followed him: the March Hare moved into the Dormouse's place, and Alice rather unwillingly took the place of the March Hare.
The King at last allowed himself, though rather unwillingly, to be won over by Red's persistency, and one day asked Ring to go and kill the oxen that were in the wood for him, and bring their horns and hides to him in the evening.
And at this moment there was a tremendous peal of thunder, while the livid lightning illumined the room, and the thunder, rolling away in the distance, seemed to withdraw unwillingly from the cursed abode.
Of the Orsini he had a warning when, after taking Faenza and attacking Bologna, he saw them go very unwillingly to that attack.
When the clock struck three, Elizabeth felt that she must go, and very unwillingly said so.
We had a glimpse of her, as you remember, half hidden among the waving grain, while the four black steeds were swiftly whirling along the chariot, in which her beloved Proserpina was so unwillingly borne away.
And Uggug most unwillingly held the rod, and dangled the fly over the water.