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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disinclined(adj)

    unwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval

    "disinclined to say anything to anybody"

    Antonyms:
    accident-prone, apt(p), fond(p), partial(p), disposed(p), minded(p), inclined(p), prone, tending(p), given(p)

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disinclined

    Reluctant (Latin re, back, and lucto, strive, struggle) signifies struggling against what one is urged or impelled to do, or is actually doing; averse (Latin a, from, and verto, turn) signifies turned away as with dislike or repugnance; loath (Anglo-Saxon lath, evil, hateful) signifies having a repugnance, disgust, or loathing for, tho the adjective loath is not so strong as the verb loathe. A dunce is always averse to study; a good student is disinclined to it when a fine morning tempts him out; he is indisposed to it in some hour of weariness. A man may be slow or backward in entering upon that to which he is by no means averse. A man is loath to believe evil of his friend, reluctant to speak of it, absolutely unwilling to use it to his injury. A legislator may be opposed to a certain measure, while not averse to what it aims to accomplish. Compare ANTIPATHY.

    Synonyms:
    averse, backward, indisposed, loath, opposed, reluctant, slow, unwilling

    Antonyms:
    desirous, disposed, eager, favorable, inclined, willing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disinclined(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unwilling, indisposed, reluctant, averse

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#119355disinclined
#173035indisposed

How to use disinclined in a sentence?

  1. Seth Shostak:

    Apparently several — more than three or four — referees have been disinclined to see this published.

  2. Jeffrey Halley:

    With the Biden package offset by weak U.S. employment data, markets in Asia are disinclined to force prices, they will leave it to North America to decide if a retest of the recent highs is justified into the end of the week.

  3. Sun Tzu:

    If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.

  4. Thomas Simons:

    The mixed message today suggests that Yellen is disinclined to move forward and take the next step in the normalization process in the near-term, but it also does not shut the door on the prospects for a July rate (hike) either.

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