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1. unwilling

adjective. ['ənˈwɪlɪŋ'] not disposed or inclined toward.

Synonyms

  • unwilled
  • grudging
  • involuntary
  • disposition
  • loath
  • temperament
  • noncompliant
  • reluctant
  • defiant
  • disinclined
  • loth
  • unintentional
  • nonvoluntary

Antonyms

  • compliant
  • voluntary
  • willing
  • sociability

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Words that Rhyme with Unwilling

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Example sentences of the word unwilling


1. Adjective
The cat may be lethargic, ill-tempered or unwilling to eat.

Quotes containing the word unwilling


1. Mario, what do you get when you cross an insomniac, an unwilling agnostic and a dyslexic?""I give.""You get someone who stays up all night torturing himself mentally over the question of whether or not there's a dog.
- David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

2. A soft and sheltered Christianity, afraid to be lean and lone, unwilling to face the storms and brave the heights, will end up fat and foul in the cages of conformity.
- Vance Havner

2. unwilling

adjective. ['ənˈwɪlɪŋ'] in spite of contrary volition.

Synonyms

  • involuntary
  • unvoluntary

Antonyms

  • conscious
  • generous
  • unwillingness
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