Definition of uncooperative in English:
Unwilling to help others or do what they ask: I can recall him soothing uncooperative clients on the telephone the authorities were inclined to be uncooperative
More example sentences
- He had poor eye contact and was generally uncooperative and unwilling to be interviewed.
- He has been uncooperative, unhelpful, and particularly rude to teaching staff.
- Was the problem really that the candidate was stubborn and uncooperative?
unhelpful, awkward, disobliging, unaccommodating, unamenable, unreasonable, unwilling, recalcitrant, perverse, contrary, stubborn, wilful, stiff-necked, unyielding, unbending, inflexible, unadaptable, immovable, obstructive, difficult, obstreperous, troublesome, tiresome, disobedient;
North American rock-ribbed
- Example sentences
- But by responding slowly or uncooperatively to information requests from the commission, Administration officials or bureaucrats can gum up the works rather easily.
- ‘Who's asking?’ she responds uncooperatively and takes out a cigarette, lighting it.
- ‘I mean, I missed talking to you,’ he explained, but wasn't sure if the expression on Lara's face was relief or embarrassment as she glanced away uncooperatively.
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