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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Disinclination \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
Having a disinclination to books or business.
Syn: Unwillingness; disaffection; alienation; dislike;
indisposition; distaste; aversion; repugnance.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: that toward which you are inclined to feel dislike; "his
disinclination for modesty is well known" [ant:
2: a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit
himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition";
"after some hesitation he agreed" [syn: reluctance,
hesitancy, hesitation, disinclination, indisposition]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
52 Moby Thesaurus words for "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
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