Examples of unwilling in a Sentence
He was an unwilling participant in the demonstration.
unwilling contributions from city employees who felt pressured to do so
Recent Examples of unwilling from the Web
Looking back on a 21-year association with Wenger, Arsenal was unwilling to leap into the dark and part with its most successful manager.
The Rangers, still unwilling to let Bush pitch more than an inning and with Tony Barnette, Keone Kela and Dillon Gee available only in a pinch, went to Dyson for the 10th and watched Morrison take him deep just over the left-field wall.
At this stage in his career, Pujols is summarily unwilling to discuss the differences between his past and his present.
On Saturday, a report indicated that Trump will in fact pull the U.S. out of the deal, but the president was apparently unwilling to officially make that decision during what seems to have been a very contentious G7.
McMaster and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, who together briefed reporters Saturday, were unwilling to discuss the Kushner matter, as was White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
The school asked the police to help, but authorities have been unwilling to engage in a potentially violent clash with students.
When the shy, semi-mute Shula proves unable or unwilling to defend herself at a comically amateurish police interrogation, she is placed in the care of a self-serving government official (Henry B.J. Phiri).
Nor does Virtual Reality Systems foist its program on unwilling adults, or sell the program to, or allow it to be used by, minors.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of unwilling
before 12th century
UNWILLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unwilling for English Language Learners
: not wanting to do something
: made to do something that you do not want to do
UNWILLING Defined for Kids
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