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Synonyms for unwillingly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwillingly(adverb)

    in an unwilling manner

    "he had sinned against her unwillingly"

    Antonyms:
    willingly, volitionally

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unwillingly":

    reluctantly, involuntarily, unintentionally, unwittingly

How to pronounce unwillingly?

Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#28593reluctantly
#40861unintentionally
#44490unwittingly
#46697involuntarily
#81353unwillingly

How to use unwillingly in a sentence?

  1. Samuel Johnson:

    To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few things that cannot be brought. It is the free gift of mankind, which must be deserved before it will be granted, and is at last unwillingly bestowed.

  2. Elizabeth Bowen:

    The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. The friend becomes a traitor by breaking, however unwillingly or sadly, out of our own zone: a hard judgment is passed on him, for all the pleas of the heart.

  3. Von Essen:

    I think about it, unwillingly, every day. It just pops into my head, the activity of that day was so incomprehensible that you just go through it doing the best you can, trying to make sense out of it.

  4. Titus Livius:

    I approach these questions unwillingly, as they are sore subjects, but no cure can be effected without touching upon and handling them.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Most people are not supporting the rally or social networking post of the person at the powerful position but only unwillingly repaying the debt for the undue favour received from him/her often.


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