Definition of disinclination in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsɪnklɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/


[in singular]
A reluctance or lack of enthusiasm: Lucy felt a strong disinclination to talk about her engagement
More example sentences
  • I don't mind, since I lack what some presume is a male disinclination to matters domestic.
  • But in him the disinclination runs particularly deep.
  • Trying the cigarettes, which I did mainly to impress a girl, only confirmed the disinclination I felt in the first place.
reluctance, unwillingness, lack of enthusiasm, indisposition, slowness, hesitancy, hesitance, diffidence;
loathness, aversion, dislike, distaste;
objection, demur, resistance, opposition, recalcitrance
archaic disrelish
rare nolition, sweerness
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