Definition of disinclined in English:


Line breaks: dis|in¦clined
Pronunciation: /dɪsɪnˈklʌɪnd


[predic., with infinitive]
  • Unwilling; reluctant: the rural community was disinclined to abandon the old ways
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    • Audiences today are not only disinclined to listen to new music, they're reluctant to listen to anything unfamiliar.
    • The majority party is a closely-knit organization nationwide and is less popular among youths who are generally disinclined to go to the poll.
    • For the rest, the hand emerges abruptly from the kiosk without greeting or acknowledgement, and one is then disinclined to be pleasant in return.
    reluctant, unwilling, unenthusiastic, unprepared, indisposed, ill-disposed, not disposed, not in the mood, slow, hesitant, nervous, afraid; loath, averse, antipathetic, resistant, opposed, recalcitrant

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