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disinclination

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of disinclination

  1. 1 a lack of willingness or desire to do or accept something <it's an understatement to say that our dog shows a disinclination to get into the car to go to the vet> Synonyms reluctance, hesitance, hesitancy, reticence, unwillingnessRelated Words faltering, fence-sitting, hesitation, indecision, irresolution, shilly-shallying, staggering, vacillation, wavering, wobbling (also wabbling); distrust, distrustfulness, doubt, incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrust, mistrustfulness, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainness, uncertaintyNear Antonyms assurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness, suretyAntonyms inclination, willingness

  2. 2 a strong feeling of not liking or approving <a strong disinclination for Brussels sprouts since birth> Synonyms allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, dislike, disliking, disrelish, down [chiefly British], mislikeRelated Words disgust, distaste, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, detestation, execration, hate, hatred; deprecation, disapproval, displeasure, dissatisfaction; jaundiceNear Antonyms affection, attachment, devotedness, devotion, love, passion; bent, leaning, penchant, predilection, propensity, tendencyAntonyms appetite, favor, fondness, like, liking, partiality, preference, relish, shine, taste, use




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