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disinclination

[dis-in-kluh-ney-shuh n, dis-in-] /dɪsˌɪn kləˈneɪ ʃən, ˌdɪs ɪn-/
noun
1.
the absence of inclination; reluctance; unwillingness.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; dis-1 + inclination
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  • Hence his disinclination to leave it and to attempt anything outside.
  • Joe has a natural disinclination for all personal contact games.
  • It reveals a fundamental skepticism and disinclination to cooperate with outsiders, especially those representing the government.
  • Cook's behavior and actions clearly indicate his disregard for the law and a disinclination to reform his character.
Word Origin and History for disinclination
n.

1640s; see dis- + inclination.

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