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Disinclination

Disinclination Meaning & Definition
Disinclination Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Disinclination?

[n] a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
[n] that toward which you are inclined to feel dislike; "his disinclination for modesty is well known"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Disinclination: hesitancy | hesitation | indisposition | reluctance

Related Terms | Find terms related to Disinclination: antipathy | averseness | aversion | backwardness | bad books | cursoriness | disaffection | disaffinity | disagreement | disapprobation | disapproval | disfavor | dislike | disliking | disobedience | displeasure | disrelish | dissatisfaction | dissent | distaste | foot-dragging | fractiousness | grudging consent | grudgingness | indisposedness | indisposition | indocility | intractableness | lack of enthusiasm | lack of zeal | mutinousness | nolition | obstinacy | opposition | perfunctoriness | recalcitrance | recalcitrancy | refractoriness | refusal | reluctance | renitence | renitency | repugnance | resistance | slowness | stubbornness | sulk | sulkiness | sulks | sullenness | unenthusiasm | unwillingness

See Also | dislike | sloth | slothfulness | unwillingness

Disinclination In Webster's Dictionary

\Dis*in`cli*na"tion\, n. The state of being disinclined; want of propensity, desire, or affection; slight aversion or dislike; indisposition. Disappointment gave him a disinclination to the fair sex. --Arbuthnot. Having a disinclination to books or business. --Guardian. Syn: Unwillingness; disaffection; alienation; dislike; indisposition; distaste; aversion; repugnance.

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