HyperDic: unwillingness

English > 1 sense of the word unwillingness:
NOUNattributeunwillingness, involuntarinessthe trait of being unwilling
unwillingness > pronunciation
Soundsahnwih'lihngnihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > unwillingness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being unwilling.
Example"his unwillingness to cooperate vetoed every proposal I made"
Synonyminvoluntariness
Narrowerreluctance, hesitancy, hesitation, disinclination, indispositionA certain degree of unwillingness
resistance(psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness
Broaderdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
Oppositewillingnesscheerful compliance
Spanishdesgana, noluntad, reticencia, roncería
Catalandesgana, mala disposició, reticència
Adjectivesunwillingnot disposed or inclined toward
unwillingin spite of contrary volition

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