Unwillingness

Unwillingness
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Unwillingness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ unwillingness
unwillingness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ indisposition
indisposition
indisposedness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ disinclination
disinclination
aversation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nolleity
nolleity
nolition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ renitence
renitence
renitency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reluctance
reluctance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ indifference
indifference
&c. 866
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ backwardness
backwardness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ slowness
slowness
&c. 275
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ want of alacrity
want of alacrity
want of readiness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ indocility
indocility
&c.(obstinacy) 606
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ scrupulousness
scrupulousness
scrupulosity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ qualms of conscience
qualms of conscience
twinge of conscience
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ delicacy
delicacy
demur
scruple
qualm
shrinking
recoil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hesitation
hesitation
&c.(irresolution) 605
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fastidiousness
fastidiousness
&c. 868
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ averseness
averseness
&c.(dislike) 867
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ dissent
dissent
&c. 489
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ refusal
refusal
&c. 764
PARAG:Unwillingness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be unwilling
be unwilling
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ nill
nill
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dislike
dislike
&c. 867
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ grudge
grudge
begrudge
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ not be able to find it in one's heart to
not be able to find it in one's heart to
not have the stomach to
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ demur
demur
stick at
scruple
stickle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hang fire
hang fire
run rusty
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ recoil
recoil
shrink
swerve
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hesitate
hesitate
&c. 605
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ avoid
avoid
&c. 623
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ oppose
oppose
&c. 708
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ dissent
dissent
&c. 489
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ refuse
refuse
&c. 764
PARAG:Unwillingness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unwilling
unwilling
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ not in the vein
not in the vein
loth
loath
shy of
disinclined
indisposed
averse
reluctant
not content
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ adverse
adverse
&c.(opposed) 708
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ laggard
laggard
backward
remiss
slack
slow to
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ indifferent
indifferent
&c. 866
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ scrupulous
scrupulous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ squeamish
squeamish
&c.(fastidious) 868
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ repugnant
repugnant
&c.(dislike) 867
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ restiff|
restiff|
restive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ demurring
demurring
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unconsenting
unconsenting
&c.(refusing) 764
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ involuntary
involuntary
&c. 601
PARAG:Unwillingness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ unwillingly
unwillingly
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ grudgingly
grudgingly
with a heavy heart
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with a bad
with a bad
with an ill grace
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ against one's wishes
against one's wishes
against one's will
against the grain
sore against one's wishes
sore against one's will
sore against one's grain
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ invita Minerva
invita Minerva
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ a contre caeur
a contre caeur
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ malgre soi
malgre soi
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in spite of one's teeth
in spite of one's teeth
in spite of oneself
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ nolens volens
nolens volens
&c.(necessity) 601
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ perforce
perforce
&c. 744
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ under protest
under protest
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ no
no
&c. 536
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ not for the world
not for the world
far be it from me

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