HyperDic: unwilling

English > 2 senses of the word unwilling:
ADJECTIVEallunwillingnot disposed or inclined toward
allunwillingin spite of contrary volition
unwilling > pronunciation
Soundsahnwih'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > unwilling: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot disposed or inclined toward.
Examples
  • "an unwilling assistant"
  • "unwilling to face facts"
Attribute ofdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
NarrowergrudgingOf especially an attitude
loath, loth, reluctantunwillingness to do something contrary to your custom / custom
See alsodefiant, noncompliantboldly resisting authority or an opposing force
disinclinedUnwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval
involuntary, nonvoluntary, unvoluntarynot subject to the control of the will
Oppositewillingdisposed or inclined toward
Spanishdesinclinado, poco dispuesto, reticente
Catalanreaci
Nounsunwillingnessthe trait of being unwilling
Adverbsunwillinglyin an unwilling manner
English > unwilling: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn spite of contrary volition.
Broaderinvoluntary, nonvoluntary, unvoluntarynot subject to the control of the will
Spanishreacio
Nounsunwillingnessthe trait of being unwilling

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