disinclination

noun dis·in·cli·na·tion \ (ˌ)dis-ˌin-klə-ˈnā-shən , -ˌsiŋ- \
|Updated on: 6 May 2018

Definition of disinclination

: a preference for avoiding something : slight aversion

Examples of disinclination in a Sentence

  1. it's an understatement to say that our dog shows a disinclination to get into the car to go to the vet

  2. a strong disinclination for Brussels sprouts since birth

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DISINCLINATION Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of disinclination for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of not wanting to do something : a tendency to avoid a particular activity



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