HyperDic: involuntariness

English > 1 sense of the word involuntariness:
NOUNattributeinvoluntariness, unwillingnessthe trait of being unwilling
English > involuntariness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being unwilling.
Example "in spite of our warnings he plowed ahead with the involuntariness of an automaton"
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

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict