unwillingness

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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unwillingness - the trait of being unwillingunwillingness - the trait of being unwilling; "his unwillingness to cooperate vetoed every proposal I made"; "in spite of our warnings he plowed ahead with the involuntariness of an automaton"
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
disinclination, hesitancy, hesitation, indisposition, reluctance - a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
resistance - (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness
willingness - cheerful compliance; "he expressed his willingness to help"
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unwillingness

noun reluctance, resistance, refusal, opposition, objection, aversion, slowness, backwardness, diffidence, coyness, disinclination their unwillingness to accept responsibility for mistakes
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unwillingness

noun
The state of not being disposed or inclined:
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Translations
تَمَنُّع، عَدَم رَغْبَه أو إسْتِعْداد
neochotaodpor
uvillighed
vonakodás
ófÿsi
neochota
gönülsüzlükisteksizlik

unwillingness

[ˈʌnˈwɪlɪŋnɪs] Nfalta f de inclinación, desgana f
his unwillingness to help uslo poco dispuesto que está/estaba a ayudarnos, su desgana para ayudarnos
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unwillingness

nWiderwillen nt, → Weigerung f; their unwillingness to compromiseihre mangelnde Kompromissbereitschaft
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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.
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