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n.1.Unwillingness; reluctance.
A general silence and loathness to speak.
- Bacon.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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An unspoken reason for donor passivity is loathness to antagonize the Hun Sen government and drive it further into China's embrace.