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Meaning of DISINCLINATION

Pronunciation:  dis`inklu'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
  2. [n]  that toward which you are inclined to feel dislike; "his disinclination for modesty is well known"
 

DISINCLINATION is a 14 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: hesitancy, hesitation, indisposition, reluctance
 
 Antonyms: inclination
 
 See Also: dislike, sloth, slothfulness, unwillingness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*in`cli*na"tion\, n.
The state of being disinclined; want of propensity, desire,
or affection; slight aversion or dislike; indisposition.

      Disappointment gave him a disinclination to the fair
      sex.                                     --Arbuthnot.

      Having a disinclination to books or business.
                                               --Guardian.

Syn: Unwillingness; disaffection; alienation; dislike;
     indisposition; distaste; aversion; repugnance.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antipathy, averseness, aversion, backwardness, bad books, cursoriness, disaffection, disaffinity, disagreement, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor, dislike, disliking, disobedience, displeasure, disrelish, dissatisfaction, dissent, distaste, foot-dragging, fractiousness, grudging consent, grudgingness, indisposedness, indisposition, indocility, intractableness, lack of enthusiasm, lack of zeal, mutinousness, nolition, obstinacy, opposition, perfunctoriness, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, refractoriness, refusal, reluctance, renitence, renitency, repugnance, resistance, slowness, stubbornness, sulk, sulkiness, sulks, sullenness, unenthusiasm, unwillingness
 

 

 

 

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