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Synonyms for disinclination
dɪsˌɪn kləˈneɪ ʃən, ˌdɪs ɪn-dis·in·cli·na·tion

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  1. disinclinationnoun

    that toward which you are inclined to feel dislike

    "his disinclination for modesty is well known"

    Synonyms:
    reluctance, hesitation, hesitancy, indisposition

    Antonyms:
    inclination

  2. reluctance, hesitancy, hesitation, disinclination, indispositionnoun

    a certain degree of unwillingness

    "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed"

    Synonyms:
    hesitance, hesitation, reluctance, falter, wavering, indisposition, faltering, vacillation, waver, hesitancy

    Antonyms:
    inclination

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  1. disinclinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    indisposition, reluctance, repugnance, aversion, unwillingness

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How to use disinclination in a sentence?

  1. Jane Austen:

    I pay very little regard...to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person.

  2. Douglas Adams:

    Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

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